Fatality #13 - September 19, 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 Gary Merwine, Lead Accident Investigator at 724-772-2334.
METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On September 19, 2013, a 32-year old laborer with 14 years of experience was killed at a dimension stone operation. The victim was operating a 2½ ton truck up a steep roadway. He was hauling water tanks in the bed of the truck when the load shifted and the truck overturned, crushing him.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
Surface Nonmetal Mine
Fatal Powered Haulage Accident
September 19, 2013
T.G. Mountain Stone
Monroeton, Bradford County, Pennsylvania
MSHA I.D. No. 36-09526