Fatality #13 - November 7, 2011

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: Anderson Sand & Gravel, Iowa
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Bruce A Anderson
Mined Material: Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
Incident Date/Time: November 7, 2011 - 4:15pm

Public Notice

This posting serves to provide a public notice to employees of the mine, employees of the mining company(s), employees of independent contractors with any connection to the mine, persons with any connection to the mine, and any person with information regarding the cause or contributing factors of this accident.

Please provide any information to Thaddeus Sichmeller, Lead Accident Investigator at 218-720-5448.

Preliminary Report

The victim was attempting to dislodge material from the vibrating feed hopper and either slipped or fell into the operating jaw crusher.

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On November 7, 2011, an 82 year-old owner/crusher operator with 27 years of experience was killed at a surface crushed stone operation. The victim was attempting to dislodge material from the vibrating feed hopper when he slipped or fell into the operating jaw crusher.

Final Report

MAI-2011-13