340-ton Haul Truck Ran Over Passenger Van
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Type:  Safety Bulletin/Alert

Publisher:  U. S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration

Published As:  Public

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Topics:  Vehicle Safety, Heavy Equipment, Mining

On October 31, 2017, a 340-ton haul truck ran over a passenger van carrying nine miners. The driver of the van and the miner in the front seat were fatally injured. Of the remaining seven miners, one suffered a non-life threatening injury. This is the 4th and 5th Powered Haulage fatality in 2017. This is the second accident this year where a smaller vehicle is run over by a haul truck.

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