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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 303308563 - Goodfellow Brothers Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Or Bend

Nr: 303308563Report ID: 1054115Open Date: 07/26/2000

Goodfellow Brothers Inc
Warner Highway Project, Highway 140
Lakeview, OR 97630
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1611/Highway and Street Construction, Except Elevated Highways
Mailing: Po Box 598, Wenatchee, WA 98801

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/26/2000
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:11/29/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201700887Event: 07/21/2000Employee Killed By Fall Off Asphalt Grinder
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on July 21, 2000, Employee #1, of Klamath Pacific Corporation, was on the operator's platform of an asphalt grinding machine when he needed to insert a hose into the the water tank on top of the grinder. He stepped from the platform onto a 4-in. beam that supported the grinding drum, and apparently slipped from the beam. Employee #1 fell backward and struck the back of his head and shoulder on the pavement 7 ft. Employee #1 was transported to Lake District Hospital in Lakeview, OR and then airflighted to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, OR. He died 4 days later, killed by the fall.
Keywords: head, guardrail, slip, struck against, construction, fall, elevated work plat, asphalt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303308563 Occupation not reported

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