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October 17, 2022 Fatality Alert

Accident Report: Fatality Reference

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MINE FATALITY – On October 17, 2022, a miner died when he fell approximately 90 feet from the walkway outside the plant’s mill building.

Best Practices

  • Train miners to be aware of fall hazards in their workplace.
  • Provide and maintain safe access to areas where miners work or travel.

This is the 25th fatality reported in 2022, and the third classified as “Slip or Fall of Person.”

The information provided in this notice is based on preliminary data only and does not represent final determinations regarding the nature of the incident or conclusions regarding the cause of the fatality.