October 19, 2021 Fatality
A mechanic was trying to remove a pin from the bed leveling cylinder on an articulating haul truck, when the bed of the truck fell on the victim.
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 19, 2021, a 58-year-old mechanic with 17 years of experience was fatally injured when the articulated haul truck bed collapsed on him while he performed maintenance on the truck.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
Fatal Powered Haulage Accident
October 19, 2021
CCU Coal and Construction LLC
Glouster, Perry County, Ohio
ID No. 33-04526
Mine Safety and Health Inspector