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Fatality #2 - January 17, 2009

Accident Classification: Falling, Rolling, or Sliding Rock or Material of Any Kind
Location: Princeton Specialty Products, Indiana
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Rogers Group Inc
Mined Material: Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
Incident Date/Time: January 17, 2009 - 3:00pm

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On January 17, 2009, a 48 year-old mill operator with 22 weeks of experience was fatally injured at a crushed stone milling operation. The victim was loading material into a hopper with a front-end loader. He entered the hopper to dislodge frozen bridged material that would not feed onto the belt conveyor below. Coworkers found the victim engulfed in the hopper. 

Final Report

MAI-2009- 02