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Accident: 734103 - Employee Fell From Top Of Tank; Suffered Fatal Injuries

Accident: 734103 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 01/28/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10544913601/30/19872951Mustard-Coleman Construction Co.
EMPLOYEE #1 HAD JUST COMPLETED CLEANING OUT THE REJECT CHUTE AT THE ASPHALT PLANT. THE CHUTE IS LOCATED 62 FEET ABOVE A CONCRETE DRIVEWAY. AS EMPLOYEE #1 BEGAN TO DESCEND FROM THE STORAGE SILO TANK, HE FELL TO THE CONCRETE AND WAS KILLED. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS NOT WEARING ANY TYPE OF FALL PROTECTION, SUCH AS A SAFETY BELT AND LANYARD, AND THERE WAS NO GUARDRAIL ON THE PLATFORM WHERE THE EMPLOYEE HAD BEEN WORKING.
Keywords: guardrail, safety belt, lanyard, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105449136 Fatality Fracture Grader, dozer and scraper operators

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