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Accident: 101442.015 - Employee Falls With Collapsing Bucket Elevator And Is Lacera

Accident: 101442.015 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 10/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1270862.01510/16/2017Specialty Industries Inc.

At 1:30 p.m. on October 14, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a cra ne services company, were working at a multiemployer construction project. They were at the top of a grain elevator and removing a deteriorated bucket elevator . The bucket elevator collapsed, and Employee #1 rode on the collapsing bucket conveyor as it fell 12 feet to the elevator platform. Employee #1 was caught an d pinned between the platform's walkway railing and the collapsed bucket elevato r. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospi tal. He was treated for a large laceration that extended around the left side o f his torso from his back to his abdomen.

Keywords: bucket elevator, caught between, construction, conveyor, dismantling, fall, grain elevator, laceration, pinned, structural collapse, torso
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Alteration or rehabilitation   127

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1270862.015 30 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 11
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)

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