| MSHA's Accident Prevention Program
|Mine Type: All Mines|
|Category: Back Injuries|
Always grasp one side and wait for a buddy to get the other side. This will greatly reduce the potential for back injuries. Never attempt to carry the top cradle of a conveyor belt structure by yourself. Not only are the structures heavy, they are very awkward (This tip is applicable for any heavy or awkward object).
MSHA extends a thank you and a tip of the hardhat to
Silas Brock of Putney, KY,
a winner of a limited edition sticker and patch.
If you have a tip you would like to pass on, you can e-mail it to zzMSHA-MinersTips@dol.gov. If your tip is selected, you will receive credit in this space.