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2002
Fatalgrams and Fatal Investigation Reports
Coal Mines


Fatalities to Date for 2002: 28 Last Updated: 04/01/2008
 
Fatality #1 - January 2, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Roof Fall - Underground - West Virginia
Independence Coal Co., Inc. - Justice #1 Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #2 - January 24, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Electrical - Underground - Virginia
Mackie J Coal Company - No. 4 Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #3 - January 28, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Exploding Vessels - Surface - Virginia
Island Creek Coal Co. - VP8
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #4 - January 31, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Underground - Kentucky
Lone Mountain Processing Inc. - Huff Creek #1
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #5 - February 18, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Roof Fall - Underground - Kentucky
Knott County Mining Company - Brimstone Mine #1
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #6 - February 20, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Roof Fall - Underground - West Virginia
Midland Trail Resources LLC - Radar Run #2
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #7 - February 20, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Fall of Rib/Highwall - Surface - Wyoming
Thunder Basin Coal Co LLC - Black Thunder Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #8 - February 27, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Surface - Utah
Andalex Resources, Inc. - Pinnacle Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #9 - March 22, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Machinery - Underground - Kentucky
Massey Energy Co., Rockhouse Energy Mining Co. - Mine #1
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #10 - April 10, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Roof Fall - Underground - West Virginia
Rockspring Development Inc. - Camp Creek Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #11 - April 26, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Surface - New Mexico
Lee Ranch Coal Company - Lee Ranch Mine
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #12 - May 11, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Electrical - Underground - Pennsylvania
Eighty Four Coal Company - Mine 84
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #13 - May 21, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Electrical - Underground - Kentucky
Lone Mountain Processing Inc. - Huff Creek #1
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #28 - June 19, 2002
Chargeback - Victim Died May 27, 2007
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Underground - Kentucky
Century Operations LLC - #1
Fatal Investigation Report

Fatality #14 - June 20, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Underground - Virginia
Consolidation Coal Company - Buchanan Mine #1
Fatal Investigation Report


Fatality #15 - June 27, 2002 (Accident Occurred 05/23/02)
Fatal Alert Bulletin Electrical - Underground - Kentucky
Calvary Coal Company - No. 4 Mine
Fatal Investigation Report


Fatality #16 - June 28, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Surface - Virginia
Lone Mountain Processing, Inc. - Lone Mountain Processing
Fatal Investigation Report


Fatality #17 - July 10, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Surface - Indiana
Solar Sources, Inc. - Craney Mine
Fatal Investigation Report


Fatality #18 - August 12, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Machinery - Underground - West Virginia
Titan Mining, Inc. - Laurel Fork Mine
Fatal Investigation Report


Fatality #19 - August 13, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Slip or Fall of Person - Surface - Pennsylvania
Big Mack Leasing Co., Inc. - Gastown Strip Pit #12
Fatal Investigation Report


Fatality #20 - August 19, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Fall of Rib - Underground - Kentucky
Warrior Coal, LLC. - Cardinal
Fatal Investigation Report


Fatality #21 - August 27, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Other - Surface - Pennsylvania
Walter L. Houser Coal Co. Inc. - Walter L. Houser Strip
Fatal Investigation Report


Fatality #22 - August 30, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Powered Haulage - Surface - Kentucky
AEP Kentucky Coal, Inc. - Elswick Fork Mine #1
Fatal Investigation Report


Fatality #23 - October 07, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Falling, Rolling or Sliding Rock/Material - Surface - Alabama
Tuscaloosa Resources, Inc. - Carter Mine
Fatal Investigation Report


Fatality #24 - December 13, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Machinery - Underground - Kentucky
American Mining & Manufacturing - Lower Elkhorn Mine
Fatal Investigation Report


Fatality #25 - December 26, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Machinery - Surface - West Virginia
Catenary Coal Company - Samples Mine
Fatal Investigation Report


Fatality #26 - December 27, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Roof Fall - Underground - West Virginia
Mystic Energy Inc. - Candice #2 Mine
Fatal Investigation Report


Fatality #27 - December 28, 2002
Fatal Alert Bulletin Machinery - Surface - Kentucky
Appalachian Fuels LLC - K-3 Mine
Fatal Investigation Report