Accident Report: Fatality Reference
MINE FATALITY – On March 4, 2022, a 37 year-old bulldozer operator died when the bulldozer he was operating went over the edge of the highwall, landing upside down on the pit floor.
- Dump loads a safe distance back from the edge of the highwall and push the material over.
- Maintain control of mobile equipment while it is in operation.
- Perform ground condition and workplace examinations.
- Train miners to safely perform tasks.
This is the tenth fatality reported in 2022, and the third classified as “Machinery.”