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"Fatality Overviews"... If a report has an overview, the button to that report will indicate so. These reports are offered in Microsoft's PowerPoint ? or PDF. You will need Adobe's PDF Reader. If you need more information on this, see this page.

"Fatality Overviews", slide shows regarding fatal accidents, are another part of the Mine Safety and Health Administration's program to share information with the mining community. We encourage you to share these presentations with your supervisors and miners to assist your efforts to prevent similar accidents.

Accident Classifications - definitions of accident classifications found on this web site.

Please Note: Since June 2010, MSHA is posting preliminary reports of accidents. These are a preliminary report of a reported mine fatality that occurred. These reports are subject to change as the accident is investigated and will be updated as NEW INFORMATION becomes available.

Please Note: There is a link at the top left of all Fatal Accident Reports that reads "PDF Version - (Contains All Graphics)". Use that to see the "complete" report. That version will have photos not included in the web version, Accident Investigation Data - Victim Data and more.

Fatalities to Date for 2011: 16 Last Updated: 12/16/2011

   Fatality #1 - February 12, 2011
Machinery - Florida - Phosphate Rock
C F Industries Inc - Hardee Phosphate Complex

   Fatality #2 - March 2, 2011
Falling/Sliding Material - North Carolina - Phosphate Rock
PCS Phosphate Company Inc - Lee Creek Mine

   Fatality #3 - February 24, 2011
(Deemed Chargeable 4/11/2011)
Powered Haulage - Utah - Construction Sand and Gravel
Bolinder Resources LLC - Crushing and Sampling Unit

   Fatality #4 - April 15, 2011
Fall of Roof - Idaho - Silver Ore
Hecla Limited - Lucky Friday

   Fatality #5 - April 25, 2011
Fall of Roof - Ohio - Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
Subtropolis Mining Co. - Subtropolis Mine

   Fatality #6 - June 4, 2011
Slip/Fall of Person - Alaska - Gold Ore
Fairbanks Gold Mining Inc . - Fort Knox Mine

   Fatality #7 - August 9, 2011
Powered Haulage - Minnesota - Construction Sand and Gravel
4 J's Gravel Crushing - 4 J's Gravel Crushing

   Fatality #8 - September 7, 2011
Explosives - Alaska - Gold Ore
Coeur Alaska Inc - Kensington

   Fatality #9 - September 13, 2011
Electrical - Washington - Construction Sand and Gravel
DeAtley Crushing Co - Plant #1

   Fatality #10 - September 23, 2011
Slip or Fall of Person - New York - Construction Sand and Gravel
Lafarge North America, Inc. - Freedom Pit

Fatality #11 - October 28, 2011
Other - Nevada - Gold Ore
Newmont USA Limited - South Area

Fatality #12 - October 31, 2011
Powered Haulage - Montana - Platinum
Stillwater Mining Company - Stillwater Mine

Fatality #13 - November 7, 2011
Machinery - Iowa - Construction Sand and Gravel
Anderson Sand & Gravel - Anderson Sand & Gravel

Fatality #14 - November 17, 2011
Slip/Fall of Person - Idaho - Silver Ore
Hecla Limited - Lucky Friday

Fatality #15 - December 8, 2011
Powered Haulage - Minnesota - Crushed, Broken Stone NEC
Knife River North Central - 43491

Fatality #16 - December 15, 2011
Machinery - Pennsylvania - Crushed, Broken Stone NEC
Damascus 535 Crushing - Damascus 535 Crushing