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Accident: 200514446 - Employee Killed In Fall Through Hole In Roof Of Steel Bin

Accident: 200514446 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 07/29/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31108100407/30/20071791Usa Tank Storage Systems
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31108101207/30/20072869Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company
At approximately 2:15 p.m. on July 29, 2007, Employee #1 was hanging steel deck sheeting on the roof of a steel bin when he stepped through an unguarded hole in the sheeting and fell 64 ft to the concrete floor of the bin. He died of injuries sustained in the fall. Employee #1 was not wearing or using any form of fall protection.
Keywords: roof opening cover, work rules, roof opening, guardrail, installing, roof, barrier guard, construction, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Refinery New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 64 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311081004 Fatality Concussion Boilermakers FallDist:
FallHt:64
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)
2 311081012 Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause:

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