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Accident: 88499.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling Grain Handling Equi

Accident: 88499.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 09/09/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1176640.01509/12/2016Montemayor Welding
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on September 9, 2016, an employee was operating an impact wrench to tighten nuts and bolts on equipment used for grain handling. The grain handling equipment was raised above ground and held with a nylon strap attached to a telehandler. The strap broke and the equipment fell. The employee was working below the raised load. The employee was struck and killed by falling load.
Keywords: struck by, grain elevator, falling object, crushed
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1176640.015 20 M Fatality Other Welders and cutters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Bolting-Up
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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