Fatality #7 - April 17, 2014

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: Hafenstine Plant #1, Kansas
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Donald P Hafenstine
Mined Material: Construction Sand and Gravel
Incident Date/Time: April 17, 2014 - 4:00pm

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:

Lee Hughes, Lead Accident Investigator
Phone: 303-231-5465

Preliminary Report

An excavator was loading material in a haul truck parked in the pit. When the victim exited the truck, he was struck by the bucket of the excavator and pinned against the truck.

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY -On April 17, 2014, a 58-year-old truck driver with 3½ years of experience was killed at a sand and gravel mine.  An excavator was loading material in a haul truck parked at the pit.  When the victim exited the truck, he was struck by the excavator bucket and pinned against the truck. 

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 Machinery Accident
April 17, 2014