Accident Report Detail
Accident: 54166.015 - Employee Falls 20 Feet To Concrete Floor Below And Later Die
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|946216.015||10/28/2013||Metaldyne Powertrain Components, Inc.|
At 10:40 a.m. on October 7, 2013, Employee #1 was changing the drive motor belt on a conveyor system, located 20 feet from the floor level. The employee climbed to a mezzanine by fixed ladder, stepping onto a machine guard, then onto anothe r, in a climbing sequence before climbing into a conveyor tub. The employee then ascended onto the top of the conveyor system where the drive motor was located. A coworker who was working in the vicinity, found Employee #1 on the floor unco nscious, breathing, and bleeding from a head injury. Emergency services were cal led and Employee #1 was transported to a local hospital. The employee died on Oc tober 24, 2013 due to injuries sustained in the fall.
|1||946216.015||54||M||Fatality||Mechanical controls and valve repairers|