January 4, 2023 Fatality
A miner was fatally injured while being positioned between the pitman assembly and the crusher housing of a jaw crusher to remove a toggle bearing. The pitman assembly rotated, pinning the miner against the crusher housing.
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 January 4, 2023, a miner was fatally injured while performing maintenance inside a jaw crusher. The pitman assembly (moving jaw) rotated, pinning the miner against the crusher housing.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
(Crushed & Broken Limestone)
Fatal Machinery Accident
January 4, 2023
Vulcan Construction Materials, LLC
Sevierville, Sevier County, Tennessee
ID No. 40-00115