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July 26, 2021 Fatality

Accident Classification: Slip or Fall of Person
Location: Hercules Cement LP, Northmpton Pennsylvania
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Buzzi Unicem S P A
Mined Material: Cement
Incident Date/Time: July 26, 2021 - 12:00am

Preliminary Report

A contract employee was conducting maintenance duties at the number 6 cement cooler when he fell approximately 25 feet onto a concrete floor.

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.

Fatality Alert

MINE FATALITY – On July 26, 2021, a contract employee, who was not wearing fall protection, was performing maintenance on a cement cooler when a wooden board broke, causing him to fall 23 feet onto a concrete floor.