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Fatality #2 - January 25, 2007

Accident Classification: Fall of Roof or Back
Location: Pend Oreille Mine, Washington
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Teck Resources Limited
Mined Material: Zinc
Incident Date/Time: February 2, 2007 - 1:00am

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On January 25, 2007, a 43 year-old bolter, with 7 years mining experience, was fatally injured at an underground lead/zinc mine. The victim and a co-worker were using a roof bolter to install ground support when a 3' x 4' x 1' piece of rock fell and struck him. 

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