Fatality #1 - January 7, 2013
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 Michael Evans, Lead Accident Investigator at 205-290-7294.
The victim was injured on January 7, 2013. He was working from a man lift, taking a sample from the highwall, when a large rock fell and struck him. He was hospitalized and died on January 19, 2013
METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On January 7, 2013, a 49-year old assistant plant manager with 30 years of experience was injured at a crushed stone operation. The victim was working on a lift, taking samples from a highwall, when a large rock fell and struck him. He was hospitalized and died on January 19, 2013.
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
Surface Nonmetal Mine
(Crushed and Broken Limestone)
Fatal Falling Material Accident
January 7, 2013