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Accident: 201942778 - Demolition Worker Is Killed In Tower Collapse

Accident: 201942778 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 05/16/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31307701805/16/20091795Ag Transport
An employee for a demolition contractor was preparing the preheater tower of a metal kiln at a cement plant for demolition, when the tower prematurely collapsed on him. He was killed.
Keywords: cement powder, demolition, kiln, collapse, construction, struck by, falling object, tower
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Demolition $250,000 to $500,000 15 168 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313077018 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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