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Fatality #10 - October 2, 2018 - Preliminary report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference

Preliminary Report Overview

During development of a raise on the 2730 level of the mine, a contract foreman (victim) was attempting to clean out a previously blasted verticle drill hole with a high-pressure air hose. A sudden release of pressure from inside of the hole forced material to be ejected from the hole and struck the foreman. The foreman died from the resultant injuries.