Two men working from a crane on the feed mill last Friday fell from heights. The details are sketchy and only one news item was found. See Two men injured after fall at feed mill in Pella.
In other news a South Dakota worker died on a job site in northwest Iowa. The Sioux County Sheriff's office was noted to have reported the death of Andrew Lambert, 46 of McCook Lake, South Dakota after he became trapped in the auger of some drilling equipment. He died at the job site and worked for Certified Testing Services, Inc. of Sioux City. There is a Siouxland Certified Testing Services, Inc., a testing lab at 419 W 6th Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51103-4332 and phone 712-252-5132.
Siouxland Certified Testing Services Inc is a private company categorized under Product Testing Laboratories and located in Sioux City, IA. Our records show it was established in 1988 and incorporated in Iowa. Current estimates show this company has an annual revenue of 1,000,000 and employs a staff of approximately 15.
There is a press release by the Sioux County Sheriff's Office: On Friday, January 21, at 1:34 pm, the Sioux County Sheriff's office responded to a construction accident that occurred in a field near the Landsmeer Retirement Community, just north of Orange City, IA.
It was discovered that Andrew Lambert, age 46 of McCook Lake, SD was drilling test holes in the ground for Certified Testing Services, Inc of Sioux City, IA. He became entrapped in the auger of the drilling equipment and was killed. A second employee of Certified Testing Services, Inc was working with Lambert at the time and found him shortly after the incident happened. Lambert was pronounced dead at the scene by the Sioux County Medical Examiner, Dr. Jonathon Grossman.
The Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Orange City Police Department, Orange City Ambulance, Orange City Fire and Rescue and the Orange City Utilities Department.
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