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June 8, 2023 Fatality - Preliminary Report

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Preliminary Report Overview

A miner died after climbing over the handrail onto a belt conveyor to gain access to a magnet belt that needed adjustment. The miner fell 16 feet to the ground after the magnet belt he was standing on unexpectedly started.

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 thecause of the accident.