Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Alert: Due to routine maintenance on the OSHA website, some pages may be temporarily unavailable.
To report an emergency, file a complaint with OSHA or ask a safety and health question, call 1-800-321-6742 (OSHA).

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200230639 - Employee Injured In Fall From Ski Lift Tower

Accident: 200230639 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 07/29/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30258143408/06/19997011Sun Valley Company
Employee #1 was greasing the wheels of a ski lift tower when the step on which he was perched collapsed. He fell approximately 16 ft 6 in., sustaining injuries that required hospitalization. Employee #1 was not wearing fall protection, nor was there any other form of fall protection provided, such as guardrails.
Keywords: maintenance, stair, guardrail, collapse, work rules, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, tower
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302581434 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain 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.