Weekly Fatality Reports

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)
Lima, OH
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
8 Blockbuster Video
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