Fatality #18 - August 25, 2014

Accident Classification: Slip or Fall of Person
Location: Gardenscape of New York, New York
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: David George Kasmoch
Mined Material: Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
Incident Date/Time: August 25, 2014 - 3:15pm

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:

Matthew Mattison, Lead Accident Investigator
Phone: 724-772-2334

Preliminary Report

About 3:15 p.m., the victim went to a storage building to get some wooden planks. He climbed a stack of loaded pallets to get to the planks that were near the rafters and fell approximately 8 feet to the floor below. The next day two coworkers arrived at the mine and found the victim at approximately 6:05 a.m.

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On August 25, 2014, a 54-year-old truck driver with 1 year of experience was killed at a limestone mine.  The victim went to a storage building to get some wooden planks.  He climbed a stack of loaded pallets to get to the planks that were near the rafters and fell approximately 8 feet to the ground below.  The next day two coworkers arrived at the mine and found the victim at approximately 6:05 a.m.

Final Report

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