Fatality #6 - May 10, 2016

Accident Classification: Slip or Fall of Person
Location: Ash Grove Cement Company, Texas
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Ash Grove Cement Company
Mined Material: Cement
Incident Date/Time: May 10, 2016 - 2:15pm

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:

Robert Dreyer, Lead Accident Investigator
Phone: 214.767.8401

Preliminary Report

Employee went to top of Slurry Tank #2 to move or start Rake system & fell to the bottom 50 feet below. 

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY – On May 10, 2016, a 46-year old maintenance man with 6 years of experience was fatally injured at a cement plant. The victim went to the top of the slurry tank to start the rake system. He fell 50 feet through a 3-foot by 4-foot opening in the walkway into the empty slurry tank below.

Final Report

MAI-2016-06

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