Fatality #16 - November 11, 2018

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Pete Bajo, Eureka County, NV
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Newmont Mining Corp
Mined Material: Gold Ore
Incident Date/Time: November 11, 2018 - 2:15pm

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: 
Patrick L. Barney, Lead Investigator:  
Phone: 707-447-9844

Preliminary Report

A miner was fatally injured when he was run over by  LHD loader he was operating underground.

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY – On November 11, 2018, a 45-year old Underground Technician with 4 years of experience was killed when the Load-Haul-Dump (LHD) machine he had been operating underground ran over him.

Final Report

MAI-20­18-16

 

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health

REPORT OF INVESTIGATION

Underground Metal Mine

(Gold Ore)

Fatal Powered Haulage Accident

November 11, 2018
At
Newmont USA Limited

Pete Bajo Mine
Carlin, Eureka County, Nevada

Mine ID No. 26-02689