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2001
Fatalgrams and Fatal Investigation Reports
Coal Mines


Fatalities to Date: 42 Last Updated: 07/11/2001
 
Fatality #1 - February 2, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Underground - West Virginia
Marfork Coal Co., Inc. - Brushy Eagle
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #2 - March 13, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Electrical - Surface - West Virginia
Century Energy Corp. - Still Run #4
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #3 - March 14, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Roof Fall - Virginia
Basic Mining Corp. - No. 2
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #4 - March 14, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Slip/Fall of Person - Surface - West Virginia
U.S. Steel Mining Co. LLC - Pinnacle Preparation Plant
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #5 - March 29, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Roof Fall - Underground - West Virginia
Performance Coal Co. - Upper Big Branch Mine South
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #6 - April 12, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Machinery - Underground - West Virginia
Pineridge Coal Co. - Whites Branch
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #7 - April 19, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Underground - Ohio
The Ohio Valley Coal, Co. - Powhatan No. 6 Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #8 - May 22, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Fall of Roof - Underground - Illinois
Coal Miners, Inc. - Eagle Valley Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #9 - May 29, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Fall of Roof - Underground - West Virginia
Baylor Mining Inc. - Baylor Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #10 - June 27, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Fall of Roof - Underground - Pennsylvania
Genesis Inc. - Solar #7
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #11 - July 20, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Electrical - Underground - Kentucky
Blue Diamond Coal Company - #77
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #12 - July 23, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Fall of Roof - Underground - West Virginia
Baylor Mining Inc. - Jim's Branch #3A
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #13 - July 27, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Surface - Virginia
Dacoal Mining, Inc., No. 1 Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #14 - August 21, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Falling Material - Surface - Texas
TXU Mining Company - Winfield South Strip
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #15 - August 27, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Fall of Rib/Highwall - Underground - West Virginia
Independence Coal, Co., Inc. - Cedar Grove Mine #1
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #16 - August 29, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Slip/Fall of Person - Surface - Alabama
Jim Walter Resources, Inc. - #4 Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #17 - August 31, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Roof Fall - Underground - Arkansas
Mid-America Mining & Development - Sebastian County Coal Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #18 - September 14, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Machinery - Surface - West Virginia
Progress Coal - Twilight MTR Surface Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #19 - September 17, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Underground - Kentucky
Warrior Coal, LLC - Cardinal Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatalities #20 - #32 - September 23, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Ignition/Explosion - Underground - Alabama
Jim Walter Resources, Inc. - #5 Mine
Fatal Investigation Report
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Fatality #33 - October 3, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Surface - Kentucky
Lodestar Energy, Inc. - Bent Mountain
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #34 - October 26, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Roof Fall - Underground - West Virginia
Fork Creek Mining - Fork Creek No. 1
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #35 - November 1, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Surface - West Virginia
Cantenary Coal Co. - Samples Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #36 - November 5, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Roof Fall - Underground - West Virginia
Roblee Coal Co. - 108-I
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #37 - November 8, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Hoisting - Underground - Ohio
AEP Coal LLC. - Cadiz Portal
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #38 - November 20, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Underground - West Virginia
McElroy Coal Co. - McElroy Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #39 - November 21, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Machinery - Underground - Indiana
Gibson County Coal, LLC - Gibson Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #40 - November 27, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Slip/Fall of Person - Surface - Kentucky
Perry County Coal Corp. - Preparation Plant
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #41 - November 29, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Fall of Rib/Highwall - Underground - Indiana
Five Star Mining Inc. - Prosperity Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #42 - December 17, 2001
Fatal Alert Bulletin Machinery - Surface - Kentucky
Carbon River Coal Corp. - Mine #8
Fatal Investigation Report