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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14352579 - Employee Killed In Fall From Conveyor

Accident: 14352579 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 08/07/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
216452308/08/19851741Blount International, Ltd.
Employee #1 was working on the outside of an elevated wood chip conveyor. He untied his lanyard to move from one work area to another. He apparently grabbed a conveyor roller that was not bolted down. The roller slipped, causing Employee #1 to fall 50 ft to the ground to his death.
Keywords: work rules, construction, conveyor, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2164523 Fatality Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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