Fatality #14 - September 26, 2012
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 Rickie Dance, Lead Accident Investigator at 707-447-9844.
METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On September 26, 2012, a 79-year old foreman with 56 years of experience was killed when he was run over by the dozer he had been operating. The victim exited the cab and was positioned on the left track checking the engine throttle linkage when the dozer moved forward.
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
September 26, 2012
Eagle Peak Rock and Paving
Alturas, Modoc County, California
Mine ID No. 04-03367
Rickie D. Dance
Mine Safety and Health Inspector