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Preliminary Report - Fatality #6 - March 23, 2012

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A fatal accident occurred on 3/23/2012, at approximately 2130 hours, on theWest Main Left section of the Shoal Creek Mine. The electrician was performing electrical work, on the cable reel of a shuttle car, when he received fatal electrical shock. The electrician came in contact with the exposed 995 volt energized cable leads in the cable reel compartment. The disconnecting device was not locked and tagged out while this work was being performed.