MNM Serious Accident Alert Surface – Excavator

Surface – Sandstone  On 01/18/2018, a miner was operating an excavator equipped with a rock breaker attachment to break up large boulders.  A rock penetrated the right side window of the cab and struck the excavator operator in the head.  A nearby front end loader operator noticed that the excavator operator was slumped over the controls and called for help.  The victim was unresponsive for approximately twenty minutes before medical help arrived.  The victim was transported and diagnosed with a severe concussion. Read more»