Accident Report Detail
Accident: 23175.015 - Employee Killed By Falling 50 Feet Through Man Hole.
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|545078.015||07/27/2012||Quaker Manufacturing, Llc|
At 8:30 p.m. on July 26, 2012, Employee #1 of Quaker manufacturing, LLC, was acc essing the manlift to take it down to the second floor from the fifth floor. Emp loyee #1, was returning previously bagged material to the process stream from th e second floor to the fifth floor of the facility because the bagged material wa s under weight. A coworker arrived sometime after to assist Employee #1 on the f ifth floor. Employee #1 and a coworker took a break at approximately 6:15 pm. Af ter their break, Employee #1 & the coworker left the break room to return to wor k. the coworker believed that Employee #1 was going to return to his post on the second floor. At approximately 7:40 pm, another employee that works on the adja cent line to Employee #1 on the second floor, noticed that Employee #1 had not r eturned to his line and decided to look for Employee #1 on the fifth floor. When the coworker could not find Employee #1, a supervisor was alerted. A search fo r Employee #1 ended when another a coworker found Employee #1 at approximately 8 :20 pm. Employee #1 was unresponsive on the first floor under the first floor ac cess platform for the manlift. Employee #1 had apparently fallen approximately 5 0 feet from the fifth floor to the first floor through the manlift floor holes. Employee #1 was killed on the scene by the fall suffering from a skull fracture.
|1||545078.015||51||M||Fatality||Packaging and filling machine operators|