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Accident: 200532521 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Homemade Personnel Cha

Accident: 200532521 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 09/05/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31259009409/08/20081542Bradley Sales Co.
At approximately 9:10 a.m. on September 5, 2008, Employee #1 was installing a cross auger in a grain bin, with two coworkers. Employee #1 was elevated in a homemade personnel chair lift in a Tadano 27.5-ton crane (Model Number TR250E), operated by a coworker. Employee #1 was removing a flexible spout from a mobile auger. Employee #1 was not using a personal fall arrest system or any other means of fall protection. Employee #1 leaned out of the personnel chair lift and fell to the steep pitched grain bin roof, then to the ground, approximately 25 feet. Employee #1 was killed in the fall. Employee # 1 worked for Bradley Sales Company.
Keywords: chair, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, grain bin, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition Under $50,000 3 25 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312590094 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:25
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall, other

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