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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 135605.015 Event: 12/30/2020Employee Is Killed In Fall While Cleaning Walls Of Windmill
At approximately 11:15 a.m. on December 30, 2020, an employee was cleaning the i nterior walls of the windmill tower. As he was cleaning the interior walls of th e windmill tower, he fell approximately 100 feet to the bottom of the windmill. The employee struck the metal ladder as he was falling and landing on the entry- level to the windmill tower. The employee was killed from these injuries.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, cleaning, fall, metal ladder, struck against, tower
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1527369.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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