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Accident: 302488093 - Employee Killed In Fall From Storage Bin

Accident: 302488093 -- Report ID: 0454713 -- Event Date: 12/01/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30248809312/07/19991761Athens Millwright
On December 1, 1999, Employee #1 was engaged in the building of a 20-ft by 20-ft grain storage bin with four 10-ft by 10-ft compartments. Employee #1 went outside the bin to remove a pry bar from the sheet steel. Employee #1 did not use fall protection when going outside the bin. He fell approximately 36 ft and was killed.
Keywords: sheet metal, storage bin, construction, fall, fall protection, compartment, pry bar
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 36 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302488093 Fatality Other Welders and cutters FallDist:
FallHt:36
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Bolting-Up/Detail Work
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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