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Accident: 98194.015 - Employee Falls From Elevated Work Platform And Is Killed

Accident: 98194.015 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 08/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1255076.01508/15/2017Chesapeake Grain Company Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on August 14, 2017, an employee was walking on a cat walk, leaned on railing system, and the railing gave way. The employee fell approximately 10 feet to the bottom of a pit and landed on a concrete floor. The employee suffered multiple fractures and blunt force trauma. The employee was killed as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: catwalk, elevated work plat, guardrail, fracture, fall, concrete slab
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1255076.015 74 M Fatality Fracture Laborers, except construction

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