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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1488675.015 - A-Line Environmental Decommission Service

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1488675.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 08/18/2020

A-Line Environmental Decommission Service
808 Dearborn Ave
Waterloo, IA 50703
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 562219/Other Nonhazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal
Mailing: 808 Dearborn Ave, Waterloo, IA 50703

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/18/2020
Close Case:09/14/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1644921    
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 128743.015Event: 08/14/2020Employee Falls From Platform And Is Killed
At 12:19 p.m. on August 14, 2020, an employee was a part of a maintenance team working to tighten a nut on a granulator. The employee and the coworkers were using a spanner wrench with cheater bar that was approximately 106 inches long to increase leverage. As the employee and the coworkers were torqueing the nut with the spanner wrench, the lug on the spanner wrench sheared off. The employee was standing on a platform and fell backward. The employee struck his head on the floor and was killed.
Keywords: sheared, struck against, elevated work platform, head, maintenance, fall, wrench
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1488675.015 Fatality Other Machine operators, not specified

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