Fatality #3 - January 21, 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:
Michael VanDorn, Lead Accident Investigator
The victim was operating a mechanical scaler in an intersection when a roof fall (30 feet long x 15 feet wide x 6 feet high) occured, covering the machine.
METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY – On January 21, 2015, a 54-year old miner (ground support) with 4 years of experience was killed at an underground lead mine. The victim was operating a mechanical scaler in an intersection when a roof fall (55 feet long x 20 feet wide x 6 feet thick) occurred, covering the machine.
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