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Accident: 200515732 - Apprentice Electrician Is Killed In Fall From Grain Elevator

Accident: 200515732 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 10/27/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31677542810/29/20121731Valley View Electric Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31677541010/29/20121542Ceec Inc
On October 27, 2012, Employee #1, an apprentice electrician first employed six months earlier by Valley View Electric, Inc., was working at a grain elevator. His employer had been subcontracted by the general contractor, CEEC, Inc., to install new wiring needed on the newly constructed leg of the grain elevator leg and other areas of the existing structure. Employee #1 fell while trying to gain access to a junction box on the grain elevator leg. Employee #1 was killed in the fall, which was approximately 50 feet. The general contractor was not onsite at the time of the fall.
Keywords: grain elevator, installing, electrician, construction, electrical work, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 12 120 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316775428 Fatality Fracture Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:120
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc
2 316775410 Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause:

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