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Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 694118.015 - Pmi Iowa, Llc
Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge
Report ID: 0625700
Open Date: 10/17/2012
Pmi Iowa, Llc
933 River Road Westwego, LA 70094
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238290/Other Building Equipment Contractors
At 4:30 p.m. on October 16, 2012, an employee was preparing to leave for the day by securing the jobsite and gathering tools. The employee operated a winch to l ift an elevator car by using an extended control switch while riding inside the car with a coworker. The winch cable was damaged on the drum of the winch and sn apped apart allowing the elevator to free-fall to the bottom of the shaft. The e mployee's arm was amputated and the employee also sustained multiple fractures. The employee was killed.
amputation, broken cable, caught in, chock, crushing, elevated work platform, elevator, fall, falling object, grain elevator, hoist, struck by
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