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Preliminary Report - Fatality #14 - September 26, 2016

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Preliminary Report Overview

On September 15, 2016, a mobile maintenance mechanic was working on a Kawasaki 135 Z Front End Loader. The miner had completed his assigned tasks and was dismounting the machine when he fell. He impacted the ground with his head, neck and shoulders and was unconscious for between 4 and 10 minutes. The victim was transported to a local hospital and after being place on life support systems, he passed away on September 26, 2016.