Weekly Fatality Reports

Weekly Fatality/Catastrophe Report

FAT/CAT FY09 Weekly Report (August 21, 2009)
Region Reporting Company and Location Date of Occurrence Nature of Incident Event Number
2 Jersey Central Power & Light Company
Wrightstown, NJ 08562
8/10/2009 Victim was working on a circuit breaker and received an electricl shock. 101774305
2 Nova Restoration of NY Inc.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
8/18/2009 Victim fell five stories from a 2-point suspended scaffold after the cable broke. 102521317
3 Sisler Lumber Company
New Creek, WV 26743
8/2/2009 Victim was pouring gasoline into a carburator of a truck, it backfired and covered the victim with buring gasoline. 100632272
3 All Industrial Services, Inc.
Monessen, PA 15062
8/14/2009 Victim was removing a 5,000-pound valve using a 50-ton mobile truck crane. During the process, the valve came free from its rigging and fell through the scaffold platform that the victim was standing on. Both the valve and the victim fell 10 feet to the inside of the tank, with the valve pinning the victim to inside wall. 100541572
3 John Molina Contracting
New Kensington, PA 15068
8/14/2009 Victim fell 18 feet from a ladder jack scaffold. 100541556
4 Jim Stucco Inc.
Lawrenceville, GA 30045
8/13/2009 Victim died from a heat stroke. 101283521
4 Jim's Auto Service, L.L.C.
Lake City, FL 32025
8/17/2009 Victim was installing a ceiling light from a ladder and received an electrical shock from the light wiring. He fell 10 feet to the shop floor, stiking objects in the repair bay on his way down. 101357648
4 Trinity Yachts, LLC.
Gulfport, MS 39503
8/17/2009 Victim was struck on the head by a traveling block of a ship-based crane. 101365120
4 Walt Disney World Co.
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
8/17/2009 Victim was performing tumbling and roll movements, made contact with another employee and afterwards exhibited difficulty breathing. 102571800
4 Direct TV Home Service Inc.
Eldrige, AL 35554
8/18/2009 Victim was installing a new cable TV. While crawling under the house, came in contact with a bare wire, and was electrocuted. 101275246
4 Metals USA - Royal Aluminum
Groveland, FL 34736
8/18/2009 Victim was preparing a piece of equipment for maintenance, and collapsed. 102571908
4 Master Mechanical Services, Inc.
Hinleah, FL 33012
8/20/2009 Victim was performing welding operations and was electrocuted. 100681477
5 Brock & Sons Construction
Cincinnati, OH 45227
8/18/2009 Victim was in a man-lift and was electrocuted. 101962744
5 Delta Demolition, Inc.
Chicago, IL 60616
8/18/2009 Victim was driving a skid steer loader from a dumpster, suspended by a crane, at the 7th floor level of a building being demolished. He put the loader into reverse causing the suspended dumpster to swing away from the building, which resulted in the skid steer loader being thrown from the dumpster, falling to the ground below. 100034545
5 Fleek Farms, Inc.
Celina, OH 45822
8/19/2009 Victim was operating a forklift. The forklift turned, tipped over, and pinned the victim. 102106341
6 Craftsman Drywall Contractors LLC
Houston, TX 77070
8/13/2009 Victim was removing sheetrock and metal studs. He was electrocuted by exposed wires. 101764769
6 Suarez Construction
Pearland, TX 77581
8/14/2009 Victim was working on a foundation of a single family residence. He collapsed outside the adjacent house. 101933703
6 Boring &Tunneling Co. of America
Houston, TX 77054
8/18/2009 Victim was 140 feet inside a tunnel adjusting openings when the tunnel became filled with water. Victim drowned. 101764777
6 LTD Lanscaping and Supplies, Inc.
Houston, TX 77036
8/19/2009 Victim was blowing leaves and debris. The leaf blower he was using contacted an air conditioning unit. Victim was electrocuted. 101933711
7 Time Dameron Construction Co.
Jackson, MO 63755
8/7/2009 Victim was working on the second floor, nailing in window jams. He fell out of the window, 13 feet to the ground. 100013820
7 Park-Mark Inc.
Boonville, MO 65233
8/14/2009 Victim was operating a walk-behind stripe groover machine and was struck from behind by an errant vehicle. 100004308
7 D&M Plumbing
Sedalia, MO 65301
8/17/2009 VIctim was working from a ladder, repairing a pipe in the kitchen area, and fell from the ladder. 100004324
7 Denny Hornbeck Construction
University City, MO 63130
8/19/2009 Victim was on a ladder changing a light bulb, and fell. 100013838
8 Industrial Builders, Inc.
Medina, ND 58467
8/17/2009 Victim was covering concrete with a burlap cover. The winds picked up the burlap cover, entagling the victim and pulled him off the bridge. He fell 18-20 feet to the dirt embankment below. 100332840
10 U.S. Forest Service, Wallowa Whitman Nat. Forest
Baker City, OR 87814
8/20/2009 Victim was preparing a hover hookup and was struck by a snag or tree that had been dislodged b a helicopter rotor wash. 100970300