Missouri Workplace Injury: Power Plant Worker Rescued 60-ft in Air With Hurt Leg
07/28/2010 // WPB, FL, USA // Nicole Howley // Missouri Workplace Injury
Missouri City, MO– Firefighters were called to the Missouri City Power Plant to rescue a worker who was trapped 60 feet in the air with a leg injury on Tuesday, July 27, 2010. The emergency rescue call was made at around 9:45 a.m. at the Missouri City Power Station at 22225 N.E. Missouri 210, just west of Missouri City, reports the Kansas City Star.
Independence Power and Light five-year employee, Randy Reynolds was reportedly preparing to fix some equipment, when he somehow got his foot suck and fell as he climbed some ladders and went through a door to reach the place he needed to do the repair. During that fall, Reynolds injured his leg.
Responding emergency rescue workers carried Reynolds down five flights of stairs before rushing him to Liberty Hospital for treatment. The Liberty Fire Department division chief, Dave Walker said the worker’s injuries appeared to be minor.
Rescue teams from Excelsior Springs, Liberty and Kansas City all responded to the accident.
Officials with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are expected to arrive at the scene to conduct a full investigation.
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