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Fatality #6 - April 14, 2009

Accident Classification: Slip or Fall of Person
Location: Holcim Ste Genevieve Plant, Missouri
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Holcim Ltd
Mined Material: Cement
Incident Date/Time: April 14, 2009 - 1:15pm

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On April 14, 2009, a 38 - year old contractor carpenter with 8 years of experience was fatally injured at a cement plant under construction. While dismantling a section of scaffolding, the victim lost his balance and fell when one end of the metal pan on which he was standing shifted unexpectedly. As he fell backward, the victim's safety lanyard slipped off the end of the horizontal scaffold to which he was tied. 

Final Report

MAI-2009- 06

UNITED STATES 
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION 
Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health 

REPORT OF INVESTIGATION 

Surface Nonmetal Mine 
(Cement) 

Fatal Fall of Person Accident 
April 14, 2009 

ThyssenKrupp Safway Services, Inc. 
Contractor ID No. D034