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Accident: 120758.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Metal Tank

Accident: 120758.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 10/14/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1438020.01510/15/2019Skinner Tank Company

At 10:30 a.m. on October 14, 2019, an employee was inspecting the metal decking covering the I-beams at the top of a metal tank. The employee was walking backwa rds when he fell off of the 57 foot tall water tank. The employee was killed by multiple blunt trauma injuries to his head and body.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, decking, fall, fall protection, head, inspecting, steel erection, tank, traumatic, walking backward
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator New project or new addition   57 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1438020.015 56 M Fatality FallDist: 57
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Landing Ma

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