July 16, 2007 | Mark Paradies

Root Cause Analysis of Miner’s Death

The Cumberland Times-News reported on MSHA’s root cause analysis of a fatal highwall collapse at Tristar’s Caledonia Pit. For the story, click on this link:


For the complete MSHA investigation report, click on this link:


And once you’ve read the report, think of the management system violations (management shortcuts) that lead to this fatality.

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