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Accident: 200675270 - Employee Falls From Top Of Silo And Is Killed

Accident: 200675270 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 04/13/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30840462304/13/20051541Mast-Lepley Storage Structures, Inc.
On April 13, 2005, a construction employee was installing forms for a silo under construction. He was standing on the top of the silo when he lost his balance. He fell approximately 48 ft to the ground and was killed. The employee was wearing a safety harness but it was not tied off to an anchor point.
Keywords: anchor, installing, lifeline, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance, work surface, silo
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 48 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308404623 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:48
Cause: Forming
FatCause: Fall from roof

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