Thursday, June 21, 2018

Sverdlovsk inspector falls to death at Cheremukhovskaya-Glubokaya mine

On Monday, an inspector from the administration of the Sverdlovsk region fell to his death while investigating a recent fatal accident at Rusal's Cheremukhovskaya-Glubokaya Mine.

Experts have concluded that the man slipped and fell down from a height of 36 feet, Ural Business Consulting reports.

"It was detected that the victim, a representative of Cheremukhoskaya-Glubokaya Mine management, was among the inquiry team members who looked into the accident on March 3, 2014, the same day the accident happened," a statement from Russia's Investigative Committee said, according to Ural Business Consulting.

The inspector was called to the mine to investigate the circumstances of how a welder fell through a floor and fell 181 feet, later dying of fatal injuries to his abdomen and ribs.