Fatality #3 - April 12, 2018

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: RYE DREDGE & PLANT, Liberty County, Texas
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Trinity Industries Inc
Mined Material: Construction Sand and Gravel
Incident Date/Time: April 12, 2018 - 8:30am

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:

Homer Pricer , Lead Accident Investigator
Phone: 214.767.8401

Preliminary Report

A customer truck driver was fatally injuried when his over the road truck ran over him while he was at the mine's check-in system.

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY – On April 12, 2018, a 60-year old customer truck driver was killed when he fell from, and was run over by, his truck while scanning into the operator’s check-in system.  The victim was found underneath the belly dump of the semi-trailer, and the truck was still in gear.

Final Report

MAI-2018-03

 

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health

REPORT OF INVESTIGATION