Press release



On 20.11.2012, at 5:05 a.m. , at the level VI, at the depth of 556 meters, in the gallery no. I, in the seam 325, the fatal accident happened. The employee had been pressed by one of the loader’s element to the gallery side. Despite the fact that rescue action was taken immediately, at 5:58 am the doctor declared a death.

Accident happened to the employee of external company, which provides services for PG SILESIA. Causes of the accident are not known yet. Representatives of Mining Authorities investigate the causes.

Ewa Szpejna

Director of Communication and PR Department

Przedsiębiorstwo Górnicze "SILESIA" Sp. z o.o.