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Fatality #11 & #12 - October 31, 2017

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: MARIGOLD MINE, Nevada
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Controller: Silver Standard Resources Inc
Mined Material: Gold Ore
Incident Date: October 31, 2017 - 2:10pm
Time of Death: November 1, 2017 - 12:20am

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:

Jim Fitch, Lead Accident Investigator
Phone: 707.447.8423

Preliminary Report

A passenger van carrying nine miners was run over by a 340 ton haul truck. The driver of the van and another miner in the front passenger seat were
fatally injured.

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY – On October 31, 2017, a 340-ton haul truck ran over a passenger van carrying nine miners. The driver of the van and the miner in the front seat were fatally injured. Of the remaining seven miners, one suffered a non-life threatening injury.