A mine collapse at the Whitney Plant in Unity Township, Pennsylvania has injured three workers. All three workers were hurt when a massive ground fall of dirt and stone fell on them while they were in the entrance to a Westmoreland County underground mine. The mine where this incident occurred produces brick, block, and stone. The Mine and Safety Healthy Administration investigated the scene.
Two of the victims were knocked unconscious in this work accident and life-flighted to a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area hospital and the third was taken by ambulance to a local hospital. Two of the three workers were believed to have suffered head injuries. The Mine and Safety Healthy Administration investigation remains open.
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Accidents cause injuries at many work places but working in a mine can be particular dangerous. There is frequently heavy equipment and various hazards around like falling and cave-ins. At Dallas W. Hartman, P.C., our team of lawyers partners with investigators, engineers, and other experts to find out exactly what causes our client's injuries. We do this to make sure that if there is a third party liable, they are held responsible.
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Source: WPXI. "3 hurt at Westmoreland Co. quarry". 29 April 2015.