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Fatality #8 - May 1, 2009

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: C & P SAND & GRAVEL, INC., Texas
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Eleazar Cantu
Mined Material: Construction Sand and Gravel
Incident Date/Time: May 1, 2009 - 8:20am

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On May 1, 2009, a 59-year old dredge operator with 3 years of experience was fatally injured at a dredging operation. The victim was trying to manually guide the wire cable onto one of two positioning winches on the dredge when he became entangled in it. 

Final Report

MAI-2009- 08

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

REPORT OF INVESTIGATION 

Surface Nonmetal Mine 
(Construction Sand and Gravel) 

Fatal Machinery Accident 
May 1, 2009