Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200602381 - Employee Killed In Fall From Steel Tank Being Demolished

Accident: 200602381 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 04/14/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30606212604/14/20031795Alpha Technical Services Corporation
Employee #1 and coworkers were demolishing a large steel diesel tank by cutting it into sections and lifting the sections to the ground with a crane. Employee #1, the crane's spotter, took a personnel lift to the top of the tank, left the bucket on top of the tank, and went to the landing to flag the crane. While he was there, the steel tank top under the bucket was cut into a section. When he returned to the personnel lift, he stepped onto the cut section, fell 40 feet, and was killed.
Keywords: demolition, fall, tank, cutting and burning
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Demolition $500,000 to $1,000,000 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306062126 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from roof

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.