Fatality #11 - August 09, 2016

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: KOSMOS CEMENT CO., Kentucky
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Cemex S A
Mined Material: Cement
Incident Date/Time: August 9, 2016 - 6:40pm

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:

James Hollis, Lead Accident Investigator
Phone: 205.290.7297

 

Preliminary Report

The victim was attempting to replace the lift cable pulleys on the chute located at the barge loadout. When the lower portion of the chute unexpectedly fell the lift cable pinned the victim against the chute causing fatal injuries. 

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY – On August 9, 2016, a 33 year old Leadman Contractor, with 4 years of experience, was killed at a cement plant loadout.  The victim was attempting to replace the lift cable pulleys on the barge loadout chute, when the anchor point for the temporary rigging separated from the loadout chute and it unexpectedly fell.

Final Report

MAI-20­16-11