Fatality #12 - June 20, 2009
Accident Classification: Fall of Roof or Back
Location: Weeks Island Mine and Mill, Louisiana
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: K+S Aktiengesellschaft
Mined Material: Salt
Incident Date/Time: June 20, 2009 - 1:20pm
METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On June 20, 2009, a 52-year old equipment oiler/greaser with 24 years of experience was fatally injured at an underground salt mine. He was cleaning equipment when a large roof fall occurred.