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Near Misses
Incidents that could have resulted in a fatality, but did not.


January 31, 2011
Man Falls to Bottom of 200 Foot Deep Abandoned Mine Shaft


A California man had to be rescued after falling to the bottom of a 200 foot deep mine shaft. The victim broke his leg after falling slipping from a ladder and falling between 70-120 feet to the bottom of the mine shaft. It took county firefighters 45 minutes to rescue the victim who was treated at the scene and then transported to a nearby medical center.

Source: Victorville Daily Press