Michigan Aggregates Association

MSHA Serious Accident Alert – Conveyor

On December 15, 2017, a miner unbolted and lowered a point of contact guard exposing the moving conveyor rollers on one side of a stacking conveyor.  While standing on the blade of a bulldozer, the victim attempted to dislodge ice buildup and was pulled into the conveyor and sustained severe injuries. The conveyor had not been de-energized, locked out, or blocked against motion.

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