On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at approximately 2:15 a.m., Hubert Grubbs Jr., a 29-year-old Belt Foreman with 8 years of mining experience, was fatally injured when a conveyor belt on which he was working started unexpectedly. Grubbs became entangled in the conveyor belt clamp ratchet chain and was fatally injured when the conveyor belt started. At the time of the accident, Grubbs and a coworker were splicing the conveyor belt. To download the Fatal Powered Haulage Accident Report, click here.

Thanks for the share, PMJ!