February 8, 2021 Fatality
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:
Keith Markeson, Lead Investigator:
A miner was killed when he became entangled in a fluted tail pulley.
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.
MINE FATALITY – On February 8, 2021, a miner was fatally injured when he became entangled in a fluted tail pulley while attempting to shovel under an adjacent fluted tail pulley.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
Powered Haulage Accident
February 8, 2021
Washington County Aggregates Inc.
Potosi, Washington County, Missouri
ID No. 23-02077
Keith S. Markeson
Mine Safety and Health Inspector