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Accident: 135503.015 - Employee Is Killed In Collapse Of Coal Silo

Accident: 135503.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 04/28/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1530134.01505/10/2021S & S Recycling Inc.

At 5:30 p.m. on April 28, 2021, an employee operated a Komatsu Excavator with a sheer attachment to demolish a coal silo. At some point, the employee exited the excavator to pull a piece of metal from the structure when the silo collapsed o nto and killed the employee.

Keywords: building collapse, coal silo, collapse, demolition, excavator, operator, silo
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Demolition   X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1530134.015 72 M Fatality FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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