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Fatality #1 - January 21, 2008

Accident Classification: Slip or Fall of Person
Location: Oro Grande Quarry, California
Mine Controller: Taiheiyo Cement Corp
Mine Type: Facility
Mined Material: Cement
Incident Date/Time: January 21, 2008 01:57 pm

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On January 21, a 58 year-old contractor truck driver with 3� years experience was fatally injured at a cement operation. He was found on the ground behind the rear tires of a bulk cement truck that was located at a truck access rack. Truck drivers used this facility to access the hatches on the top of the trucks. Although there were no eyewitnesses, the victim's injuries were consistent with a fall from an elevated location. 

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