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May 18, 2019 Fatality - Preliminary Report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference: 
Preliminary Report Overview: 

Miner was using a man lift basket to clear a cone crusher stoppage at a height of 28 feet. The miner was wearing fall protection harness and a retractable lanyard but was not secured/tied off to the man lift basket. The miner was ejected from the man lift basket to the surface below.

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.