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Accident: 200371599 - Employee Killed In Fall From Silo Being Dismantled

Accident: 200371599 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 05/17/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30355261605/18/20011795J F Industries Inc Dba Custom Metal Fabricators
Employees were working on two metal frame silos and were just starting to dismantle the first silo. There was a walkway between the two silos. Employee #1 was cutting the walkway loose and as the walkway gave way he lost his balance and fell approximately 26 feet. Employee #1 suffered fatal fractures from the fall.
Keywords: fracture, walking surface, fall, cutting and burning, silo
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Demolition Under $50,000 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303552616 Fatality Other Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters FallDist:
FallHt:30
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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