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December 16, 2022 Fatality

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: Signal Peak Sillica of Atascosa, Atascosa, Texas
Mine Controller: Orchard Global Asset Management, LLP
Mine Type: Surface
Mined Material: Sand industrial NEC
Incident Date/Time: December 16, 2022 02:51 pm

A contract mechanic died when the counterweight of an excavator, that he was trying to remove, fell and struck him.


MINE FATALITY – On December 16, 2022, a contract mechanic died while removing the counterweight of an excavator, when it fell and struck him.