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Accident: 40956.015 - Employee Falls While From Structure While Using A Torch And

Accident: 40956.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 02/09/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
886423.01502/11/2013Ironrock Resources, Inc.
At 4:00 p.m. on February 9, 2013 an employee was using a torch to cut a conveyor from a structure. As the employee was cutting the conveyor from the structure, the conveyor fell away from the structure with the employee inside the conveyor. The employee was killed when the working platform being used inside the conveyer fell on the employee during the fall.
Keywords: struck by, torch, work platform, fall, conveyor
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition $500,000 to $1,000,000 4 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 886423.015 44 M Fatality Other FallDist:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)
2 886423.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Concussion FallDist:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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