WSN mourns the fatality of prospector in ATV incident at Stillwater Canada’s Marathon site

Monday, September 09, 2013

WSN regrets to inform its clients that James Buckner, 63, a contract worker with Stillwater Canada was fatality injured while operating an ATV.

The incident took place on August 31, 2013 near Marathon, Ontario at Stillwater’s Marathon PGM-Cu Project.  Early reports suggest Buckner was driving a four-wheel  ATV, and appears to have missed a turn on a bush trail, resulting in a fall over an embankment.

The Ontario Provincial Police and the Ministry of Labour are currently investigating this incident.

Related Resources

Hazard Alert June 2009 - ATV Fatality

All-Terrain Vehicle - Safety at Work