Fatality #2 - February 21, 2014
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:
Jeffrey Phillips, Lead Accident Investigator
The victim fell approximately 30 feet when attempting to access an elevator in the finish milL When the elevator door opened on the fourth floor, the victim stepped into the elevator shaft and fell on top of the elevator car located on the ground floor.
METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On February 21, 2014, a 34-year old contract laborer with 6 months of experience was killed at a cement operation when attempting to access an elevator in the finish mill. When the victim opened the elevator door on the fourth floor landing, he stepped into the elevator shaft and fell approximately 51 feet to the top of the elevator car located on the ground floor.