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Fatality #2 - January 25, 2008

Accident Classification: Handling Material
Location: Valley Minerals, LLC, Missouri
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Tom Hillman; Paul Melnuk
Mined Material: Lime
Incident Date/Time: January 25, 2008 - 10:26am

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On January 25, 2008, a 36 year-old mechanic with 1� years experience was fatally injured at a lime operation. The victim was shoveling spillage at the bottom of a bucket elevator while coworkers performed maintenance at the top of the bucket elevator. A 38-inch pry bar fell from the platform around the top of the bucket elevator and struck him.

Final Report

MAI-2008- 02