Fatality #1 - January 8, 2008

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Blue Ridge Surface Mine, Kentucky
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: Arch Coal, Inc.
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: January 8, 2008 - 12:45pm

Fatality Alert

COAL MINE FATALITY - On Tuesday January 8, 2008, a 29-year old truck driver with three years experience was fatally injured while attempting to dump spoil. The truck over-traveled the edge of the dump and rolled down the spoil slope approximately 140 feet. 

Final Report

CAI-2008-1

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION 

COAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH 

REPORT OF INVESTIGATION 

Surface Coal Mine 

Fatal Powered Haulage Accident
January 8, 2008 

Bates Contracting & Construction. (5UF)
Whitesburg, Kentucky 

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