Fatality #16 - December 15, 2011

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: Damascuse 535 Crushing, Pennsylvania
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Timothy M Smith
Mined Material: Crushed and Broken Stone, Not Elsewhere Classified
Incident Date/Time: December 15, 2011 - 12:45pm

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 Andrew Bower, Lead Accident Investigator at 724-772-2334.

Preliminary Report

The vicitim was operating a portable jaw crusher and fell into the jaw crusher.

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On December 15, 2011, a 22 year-old laborer with 3 months of experience was killed at a surface stone operation. The victim, who was last seen on a control tower, fell into an operating jaw crusher.

Final Report

MAI-2011-16