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June 20, 2022 Fatality - Fatality Alert

Accident Report: Fatality Reference: 

MINE FATALITY – On June 20, 2022, a 50 year-old miner died when the excavator he was operating underground slid over an elevated loading pad and was engulfed by lime dust.   

Accident scene where a 50 year-old miner died when the excavator he was operating underground slid over an elevated loading pad and was engulfed by lime dust.
Best Practices: 

•    Conduct workplace examinations prior to beginning work and assure hazards are corrected.
•    Train miners to identify and report hazards and stay clear of potentially unstable areas.

Additional Information: 

This is the 15th fatality reported in 2022, and the fifth classified as “Machinery.”