Fatality #5 - April 11, 2016
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:
Darren A Conn, Lead Accident Investigator
The Dozer Operator (victim), who works for the company's contractor Brown and Root (B3167), was found deceased in the mining pit. There no eyewitnesses to the accident, however initial findings suggest that the victim exited the dozer and was run over by the dozer as it rolled backward.
METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY – On April 11, 2016, a 61-year old dozer operator with 18 years of mining experience was fatally injured at a surface titanium ore mine. He had been leveling the haul roads into the pit with the dozer and was found lying approximately 30 feet in front of the dozer.