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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 room when a steel silo containing dry Portland cement suffered a catastrophic failure and collapsed. The employee was trapped by the debris and was engulfed in the control room when the silo failed. His body was later discovered on January 11, 2015, at approximately 1:00 p.m.
Keywords: structural collapse, buried, cement powder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1016643.015 49 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Machinery maintenance occupations

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