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LIVELY GROVE MINE

Basic Information


  • Mine Name: LIVELY GROVE MINE
  • MSHA ID: 1103193
  • Operator: Prairie State Generating Company LLC
  • Controller: Prairie State Energy Campus Management Inc
  • Company: PRAIRIE STATE GENERATING C
  • Location: WASHINGTON, IL
  • Region: Eastern Interior
  • Latitude: 38.28
  • Longitude: -89.6500015259

Production History


  • 2008: 0
  • 2009: 0
  • 2010: 0
  • 2011: 14685

MSHA Summary




Injuries, Hours Worked, and Production Totals
Please Note: Prairie State Generating Company LLC has been the current operator since 5/15/2008

Year Fatal Operator
Injuries
NFDL Operator
Injuries
Fatal Contractor
Injuries
NFDL Contractor
Injuries
Operator Hours
Worked*
Coal
 Produced 
(tons)
Operator Fatal
Incidence Rate**
Operator NFDL
Incidence Rate**
Mine Type
National Fatal
Incidence Rate**
Mine Type
National NFDL
Incidence Rate**
2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0455 8.30
2001 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0756 7.13
2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0366 7.14
2003 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0340 6.27
2004 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0368 5.60
2005 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0336 5.11
2006 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0721 4.79
2007 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0423 4.74
2008 0 0 0 2 2,118 0 0.00 0.00 0.0213 4.25
2009 0 0 0 3 16,642 0 0.00 0.00 0.0117 4.04
2010 0 0 0 3 49,940 0 0.00 0.00 0.0762 3.58
2011 0 7 0 1 232,265 558,433 0.00 3.35 0.0137 3.22
*   Hours worked and accidents & injuries now include office hours or accidents (subunit 99).
** Current rates are based on data available as of 2011 Quarter 2. For a further explanation, please see this.

Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
Please Note: Prairie State Generating Company LLC has been the current operator since 5/15/2008

Year 103(k) 104(a) 104(d)(1) 314(b) Proposed
Penalties ($)
Current Penalties ($) Amount Paid
To Date ($)
2000 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
2001 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
2002 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
2003 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
2004 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
2005 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
2006 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
2007 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
2008 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
2009 0 3 0 1 887.00 312.00 0.00
2010 0 1 0 0 100.00 100.00 100.00
2011 1 38 3 1 1,100.00 1,100.00 1,100.00
Note: Vacated Citations are not included in any reports on the DRS.

Accidents




Accidents and Injuries
Mine ID: 1103193      Current Operator: Prairie State Generating Company LLC
Please Note: Prairie State Generating Company LLC has been the current operator since 5/15/2008

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
  10/6/2011 Days Away from Work Only Machinery Roof bolter (single head)
Roof bolter, nec
2.23 .51 1.5
Employee broke his left thumb when it was struck by a drill steel.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
  9/2/2011 No Days Away From Work, No Restrictive Action Handling of materials Laborer/utility man/bull gang
Handling supplies/materials
.55 .55 .55
Employee was flushing water line and lost grip on the hose. The hose struck him on his right elbow. He received 2 sutures.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
  8/30/2011 Days Away From Work & Restricted Activity Fall of roof or back Laborer/utility man/bull gang
Handling supplies/materials
4.5 .5 2
Employee was struck on the left lower leg by a rock. He received a hairline fracture.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
  7/26/2011 Days Away from Work Only Machinery Roof bolter (single head)
Operate continuous miner
.42 .42 .42
Employee had his right hand on the miner and was looking at the Jana screen. As someone else attempted to start the cutting motors, the employee said that the miner "bit" him. Despite the unce rtainty as to whether this was a mine related injury, we are reporting it as a precautionary measure.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
  7/25/2011 Days Restricted Activity Only Stepping or kneeling on object Continuous miner operator
Roof bolter, nec
.4 .4 .32
Employee stepped on a rock and sprained his ankle.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
  7/20/2011 Days Restricted Activity Only Handling of materials Laborer/utility man/bull gang
Machine maintenance/repair
.26 .26 .23
Employee pinched finger between two pieces of steel.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
  6/7/2011 Days Restricted Activity Only Handling of materials Laborer/utility man/bull gang
Move/reel power cable
.03 .03 .03
Employee fell while moving power cable.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
  6/2/2011 Days Away from Work Only Machinery Roof bolter (single head)
Roof bolter, nec
.32 .32 .32
Employee lowered drill pot onto right foot.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
  5/10/2011 No Days Away From Work, No Restrictive Action Handtools (nonpowered) Laborer/utility man/bull gang
Hand tools (not powered)
.07 .07 .07
Employee was cutting bands on a pallet of blocks and cut his middle and small fingers on his right hand. He required 2 sutures in both fingers(total of 4 sutures).
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
 H139
3/7/2011 Days Restricted Activity Only Slip or fall of person Laborer/utility man/bull gang
Move/reel power cable
37 2.42 37
The employee sustained tendon damage to his right arm when he tried to stop his fall by grabbing belt structure. He had slipped on wet wooden bridge planks. The employee continued to work unti l restricted from duty by physician starting on March 21, 2011.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
 H139
10/8/2010 No Days Away From Work, No Restrictive Action Handtools (nonpowered) Laborer/utility man/bull gang
Hand tools (not powered)
.51 .51 .51
Laborer was cutting a piece of guarding for high voltage, when his knife slipped and cut his left knuckle.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
 H139
8/17/2010 Days Restricted Activity Only Handling of materials Mechanic/repairman/helper
Machine maintenance/repair
4 .51 3
Operator was struck with piece of steel.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
 H139
7/7/2010 Days Restricted Activity Only Machinery Continuous miner operator
Operate continuous miner
6 .5 5
While moving the cable, a rock slid off the top of the machine and struck his finger. His finger required sutures. He returned to work the following day.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
 T947
3/25/2010 No Days Away From Work, No Restrictive Action Handtools (nonpowered) Plumber/carpenter/painter
Hand tools (not powered)
.11 .11 20
Employee cut left thumb with knife while trimming ceiling tile. He received (4) stitches.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
 7GD
2/23/2010 Days Restricted Activity Only Slip or fall of person Laborer/utility man/bull gang
Climb scaffolds/ladders/platforms
0 .61 1
Employee was standing on third rung of 12' step ladder lowering a chainfall. He lost footing and tried to catch his fall coming in contact with the ground fracturing a bone in His wrist.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
 H139
1/6/2010 No Days Away From Work, No Restrictive Action Handling of materials Roof bolter (single head)
Handling supplies/materials
1.23 .09 .09
The employee was attempting to connect 2 drill steels together.He used the roof bolter's hydraulic feed pressure to assist in this task. His hand was positioned on the drill steels in a manne r that the skin between his thumb and index finger was pinched by the drill steels when they came together.Stitches were received and the employee returned to work.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
 H139
12/2/2009 No Days Away From Work, No Restrictive Action Handling of materials Roof bolter (single head)
Handling supplies/materials
1 1 1
The employee was loading roof mats on the back of a roof bolter. The mats were being slid into position on the machine. The mats stopped suddenly causing one of the mats to slice through the employee's glove lacerating the middle finger of the right hand. He was transported to the ER where he received 5 stitches. The employee returned to work to complete his regular shift.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
 7GD
11/5/2009 Days Restricted Activity Only Machinery Laborer/utility man/bull gang
Handling supplies/materials
0 .03 0
A bundle of Hico beams were lowered onto a concrete slab. The load was set on the rigging and raised to remove the rigging. The EE's finger was pinched between the material.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
 H139
8/7/2009 Days Restricted Activity Only Powered haulage Scoop car/tram/load haul dump operator
Operate load-haul-dump
20.5 .82 20
The employee experienced a dizzy spell caused by a change in doctor prescribed medication. The employee became disoriented while operating a battery powered scoop. While trying to right hims elf in the cab, the employee's hand exited the cab striking an access ladder positioned on the slope. He sustained a hair-line fracture of the wrist.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
 H139
6/8/2009 Accident Only Inundation NO VALUE FOUND
Not Applicable
0 0 0
A large storm producing rain at 6 to 8 inches per hour took place on the evening of 6-8-09. This caused accumulations of water in the pit structure of the slope construction project. Rain an d run-off water eventually flooded the face of the slope. This report is being submitted in conjunction with a violation issued 6-25-09 which officially determined this event an accident.
 

Contractor
ID
Accident
Date
Degree of
Injury
Classification Occupation
Activity
Total
Exper.
Mine
Exper.
Job
Exper.
 H2Q
3/18/2009 Days Away from Work Only Handling of materials Laborer/utility man/bull gang
Handling supplies/materials
.61 .05 .05
The employee stated that he experienced pain in his back after lifting on the tongue of an air compressor.
 




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