Fatality #6 - May 10, 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:
Robert Dreyer, Lead Accident Investigator
Employee went to top of Slurry Tank #2 to move or start Rake system & fell to the bottom 50 feet below.
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.