Fatality #4 - March 27, 2014

Accident Classification: Falling, Rolling, or Sliding Rock or Material of Any Kind
Location: LORD FARM #5, Virginia
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: John M Baillio
Mined Material: Construction Sand and Gravel
Incident Date/Time: March 27, 2014 - 9:00am

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:

Gary Merwine, Lead Accident Investigator
Phone: 724-772-2334

Preliminary Report

The miner was seriously injured when he was struck by a section of plastic water pipe as it was being moved by an excavator. The victim was transported to a hospital where he died three days later as a result of his injuries.

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY –   On March 27, 2014, a 64-year-old foreman with 32 years of experience was seriously injured when he was struck by a section of plastic water pipe as it was being moved by an excavator.  The victim was transported to a hospital where he died on March 30, 2014, as a result of his injuries. 

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
(Sand and Gravel)

Fatal Falling/Sliding Material Accident
March 27, 2014