Fatality #1 - January 25, 2018
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:
Thaddeus J. Sichmeller, Lead Accident Investigator
METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY – On January 25, 2018, an articulated haul truck travelled through a berm and into an ice covered pond, submerging the truck’s cab. Rescuers utilized divers and tow trucks to pull the submerged truck from the pond and recover the victim.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
Metal and Nonmetal Safety and Health
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
Surface Nonmetal Mine
(Construction Sand & Gravel)