Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government.

Preliminary Report - Fatality #2 - February 20, 2015

Accident Report: Fatality Reference

Report Upload

Preliminary Report Overview

On February 20, 2015, at approximately 2:00 p.m., a 29 year old roof bolter helper received fatal injuries when he was pinned between a piece of roof rock and the top of the drill canopy in the No. 2 Slope Entry, 180 feet inby survey station No. 4794 in the A Mains, MMU 001. The victim was repositioning roof mesh for the next row of permanent supports to be installed when the accident occured.