Fatality #5 - July 14, 2017
This posting serves to provide a public notice to employees of the mine, employees of the mining company(s), employees of independent contractors with any connection to the mine, persons with any connection to the mine, and any person with information regarding the cause or contributing factors of this accident.
Please provide any information to:
Ron Jacobsen , Lead Accident Investigator
METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY – On July 14, 2017, a part time mine employee was moving irrigation pipe by hand and was electrocuted when the pipe came in contact with high voltage transmission lines overhead.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
Fatal Electrical Accident
July 14, 2017
EP Minerals, LLC
Vale, Malheur County, Oregon
Mine ID No. 35-03236