October 1, 2021 Fatality
A miner entered a surge bin to free stuck material. The material collapsed and engulfed 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.
MINE FATALITY – On October 1, 2021, a 25-year-old miner was fatally injured when he entered a surge bin used as a feed hopper and was engulfed by material.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
(Sand and Gravel)
Fatal Handling Material Accident
October 1, 2021
Ovyn #1 Pit
Dennis Ovyn Trucking Inc
Withee, Taylor County, Wisconsin
ID No. 47-03016