Surface – Iron Ore – On April 29, 2019, a miner suffered minor injuries when his haul truck traveled over the edge of a stock pile dump point causing the truck to roll onto its top
Mine Safety and Health Materials
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Facility – Cement – On May 7, 2019, a miner suffered burns to his body when superheated gases carrying hot, fine, alkaline particles were forcefully expelled through an open proces
Surface - Gold – On 10/22/2018, a contract employee fell 20 feet during the installation of a building roof at the mine.
Sand and Gravel – On September 19, 2018, two miners were injured when a building partially collapsed during construction.
Equipment Alert: - Manufacturer Notice – Honeywell Recalls Hard Hats – Added 9/25/2018
Surface Crushed & Broken Granite – On August 9, 2018, a miner was injured when the pan scraper he was operating stalled, travelled through a berm and rolled over a bench.
Surface – Limestone – On July 9, 2018, a miner was injured when the belt conveyor he was standing on unexpectedly moved. The miner was standing on the conveyor to repair the crus
Surface - Gold – On 6/19/2018, a miner was seriously injured while making repairs on a rotating screen plant. A chain used to lift a thrust bearing failed and struck the miner in
Surface – Copper
– On June 15, 2018, a miner fell from a man basket while exiting an electric shovel.
Surface – Lead-Zinc
– On April 11, 2018, a miner received serious injuries when he was struck by a piece of metal floor grating. A construction supervisor stepped on a sec