Fatality #12 - September 18, 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 Leroy Lockett, Lead Accident Investigator at 205-290-7294.
METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On September 18, 2013, a 56-year old front-end loader operator with 16 years of experience was killed at a crushed stone operation. The victim was attempting to remove a rock from a pug mill hopper when he was engulfed by the material in the hopper.
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/Sliding Material Accident
September 18, 2013
Albany, Clinton County, Kentucky
ID No. 15-00091