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October 7, 2022 Fatality

Accident Classification: Confined Space
Location: Portable 11, Providence, Rhode Island
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Joseph R Vinagro
Mined Material: Construction Sand and Gravel
Incident Date/Time: October 7, 2022 - 9:00am

Preliminary Report

A miner was fatally injured when he entered an air classifier and was engulfed by material. 

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.

Fatality Alert

MINE FATALITY – On October 7, 2022, a mechanic was fatally injured when he was engulfed in material after he entered an air separator to clear a blockage.