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January 4, 2023 Fatality

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: Sevierville Quarry , Sevier, Tennessee
Mine Controller: Vulcan Materials Company
Mine Type: Surface
Mined Material: Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
Incident Date/Time: January 4, 2023 02:07 pm
PRELIMINARY REPORT

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.

FATALITY ALERT

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.