Fatality #12 - May 9, 2014

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Mississippi Sand Seagraves, Texas
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Cemtech International Inc; Synergy Materials Inc
Mined Material: Sand, Industrial NEC
Incident Date/Time: May 9, 2014 - 9:30pm

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:

Michael Dunlap, Lead Accident Investigator
Phone: 214-767-8401

Preliminary Report

The victim was unloading a rail car using a mobile rail barge truck conveyor and was entangled in the feed end of the conveyor.

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY -On May 9, 2014, a 20-year-old groundman with 9 weeks of experience was killed at a sand and gravel mill.  The victim was unloading a rail car using a mobile rail barge truck conveyor and was caught in the feed end of the conveyor.

Final Report

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United States
Department of Labor
Mine Safety and Health Administration
Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health

Report of Investigation

Surface Nonmetal Mine
(Construction Sand and Gravel)

 

Fatal Powered Haulage Accident
May 9, 2014