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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 Avenull
Waterloo, IA 50703
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 562219/Other Nonhazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal
Mailing: 808 Dearborn Avenull, Waterloo, IA 50703

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

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
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 w orking to tighten a nut on a granulator. The employee and the coworkers were usi ng a spanner wrench with cheater bar that was approximately 106 inches long to i ncrease 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 fl oor and was killed.
Keywords: elevated work platform, fall, head, maintenance, sheared, struck against, wrench
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1488675.015 Fatality Machine operators, not specified

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