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METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY –   On March 27, 2014, a 64-year-old foreman with 32 years of experience was seriously injured when he was struck by a section of plastic water pipe as it was being moved by an excavator.  The victim was transported to a hospital where he died on March 30, 2014, as a result of his injuries. 

    
   

                                                                    
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This is the 4th fatality reported in calendar year 2014 in metal and nonmetal mining.  As of this date in 2013, there were 3 fatalities reported in metal and nonmetal mining.  This is the 2nd Falling/Sliding Material fatality in 2014.  There were 0 Falling/Sliding Material fatalities in the same period in 2013.
The information provided in this notice is based on preliminary data ONLY and does not represent final determinations regarding the nature of the incident or conclusions regarding the cause of the fatality.


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