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Accident: 69870.015 - Employee Is Trapped And Killed When Cement Silo Collapses

Accident: 69870.015 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 01/07/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1016643.01501/08/2015Riverside Construction Materials, Inc.
At 11:45 p.m. on January 7, 2015, an employee was working in a nearby control ro om when a steel silo containing dry Portland cement suffered a catastrophic fail ure and collapsed. The employee was trapped by the debris and was engulfed in t he control room when the silo failed. His body was later discovered on January 11, 2015, at approximately 1:00 p.m.
Keywords: buried, cement powder, structural collapse
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1016643.015 49 M Fatality Machinery maintenance occupations

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