Fatality #1 - January 6, 2009

Accident Classification: Falling, Rolling, or Sliding Rock or Material of Any Kind
Location: Redlands Rock Plant, California
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Matich Corp
Mined Material: Construction Sand and Gravel
Incident Date/Time: January 6, 2009 - 2:30pm

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On January 6, 2009, a 41 year-old laborer with 3 years of experience was injured at a sand and gravel operation. The victim was operating a skid steer loader underneath a belt conveyor that was being dismantled. Two coworkers were in an elevated manlift removing a 12-foot piece of 4-inch metal tubing from the leg supports of the belt conveyor frame. The tubing fell into the front of the skid steer loader as it approached the work area, striking the victim. He was hospitalized and died on January 9, 2009. 

Final Report

MAI-2009- 01