Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 70782.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Grating.

Accident: 70782.015 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 01/12/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1026315.01501/13/2015Citgo Refining And Chemicals Company L.P.
At approximately 8:30 p.m. an employee was fulfilling operational, walk-around, duties. The employee was carrying his cell phone, flashlight, and radio communication system. The employee walked onto a section of grating that gave way and he fell to the lower level. The piece of grating was still intact with noted damages. During the fall, the employee hit several sections of the structure and remained on the floor where his head rested on a metal toe-guard of a walking/working surface. The employee was killed. There were signs of blood throughout the area affected. The employee fell from the eleventh level to the ninth level. The blood was also noted from the tenth level down. It was not known whether the section of grating was already bent or if the section was bent on impact.
Keywords: access/egress, struck against, fall, grating, structural collapse
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1026315.015 45 M Fatality Cut/Laceration Chemical technicians

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.