July 28, 2021 Fatality
The victim fell while standing on a rock ledge trying to extract dimensional stone when the rock ledge broke off, causing the miner to fall approximately 30-40 feet.
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 July 28, 2021, a miner was standing on a rock ledge to extract dimensional stone when a triangular section of the rock broke off, causing the miner to fall approximately 35 feet.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
Fatal Falling, Rolling, or Sliding Rock or Material of Any Kind Accident
July 28, 2021
Boyd/Echols Mill North
Echols Mill Quarries LLC
Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia
ID No. 09-00057