Fatality #10 - July 15, 2015
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:
Jeff Phillips, Lead Accident Investigator
The victim was working alone, washing out the tank car located on the #2 track. The victim was found unresponsive inside the tanker car. The victim was recovered and pronounced dead at scene.
METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY –On July 15, 2015, a 25-year old contractor with 6 months of experience was killed at a Kaolin processing plant. The victim was working alone and entered a railcar to wash out residual product. The victim was later found unresponsive inside the railcar.