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June 7, 2021 Fatality

Accident Classification: Handling Material
Location: Plant #10, Crosby, Texas
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Brian T Etchison; Ralph E Janes IV
Mined Material: Construction Sand and Gravel
Incident Date/Time: June 7, 2021 - 12:00am

Preliminary Report

The miner entered the top of a primary feed hopper to remove a large rock. While trying to break up the rock, raw material that remained on the sides of the hopper sloughed off engulfing the miner.

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 June 7, 2021, a miner entered the top of a primary feed hopper to break up and remove a large rock. Raw material that remained on the sides of the hopper sloughed off and engulfed the miner.

Final Report

FAI-6731739-1

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
Surface
(Sand, Industrial)

Fatal Handling Material Accident
June 7, 2021

Plant #10
R.E. Janes Gravel Company
Slaton, Crosby County, Texas
ID No. 41-01111

Accident Investigator

Wesley Hackworth
Supervisory Mine Safety and Health Inspector