Preliminary Report - Fatality #6 - February 19, 2013

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At approximately 7:10p.m., on Monday, February 19, 2013, a 44-year old shuttle car operator was fatally injured when he was pinned under a scoop's batteries. The accident occurred on the No.3 section 002 mechanized mining unit. As he was shoveling the ribs in the 5 to 6 crosscut, a scoop backed into the area batteries first and pinned him under the batteries.