July 17, 2019 Fatality - Preliminary Report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference: 
Preliminary Report Overview: 

The victim and a co-worker were preparing to replace a drive motor on the primary crusher when a hydraulic hammer fell off an excavator, striking the victim in the head and pinning him against the crushing plant.

The information provided in this notice is based on preliminary data ONLY and does not represent final determination regarding the nature of the incident or conclusions regarding the cause of the accident.