| MSHA's Accident Prevention Program
The Middle of the
Remote Control Continuous Miner
Is Not A Safe Place
|Mine Type: Underground Coal and Non-Metal|
|Category: Section Face Equipment|
The middle of the remote control continuous miner (pivot point) is not a safe place from which to reposition or tram the machine during a place change.
The pivot point moves as the machine moves and may cause you to be in a position to be crushed if the miner suddenly turns.
Never operate the continuous miner when anyone is in the Red Zone
Although some roof control plans prohibit tramming the continuous miner from within the turning radius of the machine, it is important for You to always remember to Stay Out of the Red Zone!
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|Tag #||AP2005- ?|