Weekly Fatality/Catastrophe Report
|FAT/CAT FY09 Weekly Report (August 28, 2009)|
|Region Reporting||Company and Location||Date of Occurrence||Nature of Incident||Event Number|
|2||Tri-State Electrical Contracting Inc.
Bay Terrce, NY 11360
|8/25/2009||Victim was operating a knuckle boom truck and was crushed between the boom and the controls.||100831494|
|3||C.A. Franc Construction
Washington, PA 15301
|8/15/2009||Victim was installing asphalt shingles and fell 40 feet to the ground.||100541598|
|3||Asplundh Tree Expert Company
Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
|8/21/2009||Victim was working in the basket of an articulating truck mounted boom. During movement of the boom, victim was catapulted out of the basket.||100541580|
|3||Somerset Barn Equipment
Canonsburg, PA 15317
|8/24/2009||Victim was in a 60-foot high silo unclogging a discharge hole. While in the process of drilling a hole and remvoing the pipe, the victim clutched his chest and fell over.||100541606|
|4||Advanced Utility Service, Inc.
Sanford, FL 32773
|8/13/2009||Victim was working in an aerial lift upgrading three phases of an electrical distribution line. He was on the pole during the process of hoisting and moving the existing energized "A" phase and contacted energized conductors and was exposed to 7,620-volts of AC voltage. Victim was electrocuted.||102571916|
|4||Southeast Coastal Services
Gibsonton, FL 33534
|8/21/2009||Victim was pressure washing a vessel standing on a scaffold 15 to 20 feet, and fell.||102571924|
|5||Heartland Affordable Housing
Platteville, WI 53818
|8/12/2009||Victim was operating a lawn tractor and the tractor tipped over, rolling onto the victim.||100801877|
|5||Taylor Brothers & Associates, Ltd.
Paulding, OH 45879
|8/22/2009||Victim was performing drywall work and fell 9 feet from a tubular welded scaffold.||102106358|
|5||Ace Coffee Bar, Inc.
Streamwood, IL 60107
|8/26/2009||Victim was conducting service work on a coke vending machine and was electrocuted.||101263820|
|5||Whemco, Inc. (Ohio Foundry Division)
|8/27/2009||Victim, during a grinding operation, was struck by an exploding grinding wheel.||102106366|
|6||Ultimate Siding and Gutters, LLC
Slidell, LA 70461
|8/17/2009||Victim was working from a basket lifted up by a rough terrain forklift that tipped over on its side.||100559103|
|6||Affordable Fast Gutters LLC
Metairie, LA 70001
|8/25/2009||Victim was moving a ladder and touched the overhead power line with the ladder. He was electrocuted.||100559137|
|6||ABC Salvage & Scrap Metal, Inc.
Little Rock, AR 72210
|8/26/2009||Victim was struck and pinned by two track-hoes.||100265321|
|6||Disney Stores USA, LLC
Round Rock, TX 78864
|8/26/2009||Victim fell from a 3-step ladder.||100605310|
|7||Crane and Grain Service
York, NE 68467
|8/21/2009||Victim was assembling a stairway on the outside of a grain bin. He was stepping from the stairs to a metal ladder and suffered an attack, possible electric shock and fell to the ground.||10052174|
|7||Cooperative Producers, Inc.
Ruskin, NE 60974
|8/24/2009||Victim was cleaning out a pit at a grain elevator. He was walking near the unguarded opening and fell through, 15-20 feet, to the bottom of the pit.||100052182|
Jamestown, ND 58401
|8/22/2009||Victim was working an outdoor sale at a store and was struck by a car, pinning the victim to the building.||100332857|
|8||Mark Young Construction Corp.
Elizabeth, CO 80107
|8/25/2009||Victim was working from an 8-foot step ladder doing caulking on a ceiling/wall area and fell to the ground.||101753093|