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DIVISION OF MINES

ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES


HALT and Safety Alert Bulletins

Accidents:

June 17, 2015 - Mill Branch Coal Corp.- Explosion Accident Investigation
July 9, 2007 - Consolidation Coal Co. - Mine Fire Investigation
February 14, 2005 - Consolidation Coal Co. - Mine Fire Investigation
April 10, 2003 - Island Creek Coal Co. - Mine Fire Investigation

Fatalities:

March 16, 2015 - Paramont Coal Company Virginia, LLC - Rib Fall
February 21, 2014 - Dominion Coal Corp.- Machinery
January 11, 2012 - Consolidation Coal Company - Exploding Vessel
December 7, 2011 - Fairbanks Coal Company, Inc. - Fall of Highwall
August 20, 2009 - Big Laurel Mining Corp. - Fall of Roof/Rib Material
July 25, 2008 - Consolidation Coal Co., Buchanan Mine No. 1 - Fall of Roof
April 22, 2008 - Osaka - Fatality
October 23, 2004 - Omega Mining, Inc. - Electrical
September 26, 2004 - Consolidation Coal Company - Powered Haulage
September 24, 2004 - Cumberland River Coal Company - Electrocution
October 22, 2003 - Paramont Coal Company VA - Machinery
September 5, 2003 - Twin Star Mining, Inc. - Exploding Vessel
January 21, 2003 - Dorchester Enterprises, Inc. - Electrocution
June 28, 2002 - Lone Mountain Processing, Inc. - Surface Haulage
June 20, 2002 - Consolidation Coal Co. - Machinery
January 28, 2002 - Island Creek Coal Co. - Pump Explosion
January 24, 2002 - Mackie J. Coal Co., Inc. - Electrocution
December 5, 2000 - Consolidation Coal Company - Fatal Fall
December 7, 1992 - South Mountain Coal Company - Explosion
December 26, 1987 - Double R Coal Company - Explosion
June 21, 1983 - Clinchfield Coal Company - Explosion