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Accident: 202088621 - Employee Is Injured In Grain Elevator Collapse

Accident: 202088621 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 06/19/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31160398906/19/20081796Custom Agri Systems Inc.
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on June 19, 2008, an employee, hired for demolition of a grain elevator, was atop the elevator removing the last leg from the structure. As the employee removed the last leg, the remaining supporting members gave way and the employee fell approximately 55 ft to the level below. The employee was hospitalized and treated for multiple fractures.
Keywords: fracture, demolition, collapse, construction, grain elevator, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Demolition Under $50,000 55
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311603989 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:55
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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