Fatality #23 - December 1, 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:
Sean Murphy, Lead Accident Investigator
The victim was operating an empty, articulating haul truck on a roadway to get a load of material. The truck traveled over a berm and went into a large pond. Dive teams extricated the victim from the truck about 11:30 a.m.
METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY – On December 1, 2014, a 46-year-old contract truck driver with 26 years of experience was killed at a limestone mine. The articulating haul truck he was operating traveled over a roadway berm and went into a large pond. Dive teams extricated the victim from the truck.
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
Surface Nonmetal Mine
(Crushed and Broken Limestone)
Fatal Powered Haulage Accident
December 1, 2014