Fatality #6 - May 13, 2019
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:
James M. Hicks, Lead Investigator:
Phone: (205) 290-7294
The victim was operating a Lorain MC 790 crane lifting an approximately 15-ton block of granite from the pit. The boom of the crane lowered causing the crane to tip over and fall 85 feet into the pit.