Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14321582 - Employee Fatally Crushed By Coal Hopper

Accident: 14321582 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 02/28/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11604628503/02/19921795Ace Demolition Company
Employee #1 and other employees were dismantling a coal hopper and conveyor system that was used to provide coal to boilers. Eighty percent of the building was dismantled except the wall and the hopper they were tearing down. The employees had burned strikers in the C- channel supporting the hopper. When they finished with the last C-channel, it collapsed. The entire hopper fell, trapping Employee #1 beneath and killing him. The hopper was about 1/2 to 3/4 full of coal.
Keywords: dismantling, collapse, unsecured, work rules, fire, construction, crushed, fall, coal hopper, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116046285 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.