Fatality #7 - May 17, 2013

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Questa Mine & Mill , New Mexico
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Chevron Corporation
Mined Material: Molybdenum Ore
Incident Date/Time: May 17, 2013 - 1:30am

Public Notice

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 William Odell, Lead Accident Investigator, at 214-767-8401.

Preliminary Report

The victim was checking a derailed ore car when he was pinned between it and another ore car.

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On May 17, 2013, a 22-year old mucker with 31 weeks of experience was killed at an underground molybdenum mine. The victim was checking a derailed loaded ore car when he was pinned between it and another loaded ore car.

Final Report

 

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION 
Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health 

REPORT OF INVESTIGATION 

Underground Metal Mine 
(Molybdenum) 

Fatal Powered Haulage Accident 
May 17, 2013