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Fatality #6 - July 20, 2017

Accident Classification: Falling, Rolling, or Sliding Rock or Material of Any Kind
Location: Blue Sky Quarry #2, Georgia
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Controller: Massoud Besharat
Mined Material: Dimension Granite
Incident Date: July 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Time of Death: July 20, 2017 - 11:20am

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:

Mike Hollis , Lead Accident Investigator
Phone: 205.290.7297


Preliminary Report

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY – On July 20, 2017, a miner was driving wedges into a block of granite in an attempt to break it loose.  A piece of granite weighing 9 tons fell and crushed the victim against the quarry floor.