Unfortunately, the last fatal identified on the list occurred with the state of Michigan
Fatal #16 –Machinery – SUR Michigan
On Sunday, October 9, 2016, a 61-year-old equipment operator was fatally injured at a sand mine. The screen plant was being attached to a front-end loader in preparation of being moved into the pit. The victim was proceeding to hook them together when the equipment moved pinning the victim. The victim was later discovered injured and leaning against the loader bucket. The victim died of his injuries the following day.
Click here to review the latest 2016 MSHA Fatal Summary.