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Fatality #7 - April 21, 2009

Accident Classification: Falling, Rolling, or Sliding Rock or Material of Any Kind
Location: Shiloh Sand & Gravel, Inc., Tennessee
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Lemuel B Carnes III
Mined Material: Construction Sand and Gravel
Incident Date/Time: April 21, 2009 - 9:35am

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On April 21, 2009, a 51-year old contract laborer with 3 years of experience was fatally injured at a sand and gravel dredging operation. The victim was inside an excavation ditch while an excavator was maneuvering a concrete box into place. The chain used to attach the four leg sling from the box to the excavator broke. The box fell into the hole and struck the victim crushing him. 

Final Report

MAI-2009- 07