On Friday, July 6, 2018, as Phoenix Fabricators and Erectors, LLC (Phoenix) was constructing a 500,000 gallon elevated water storage tank in Porter, Texas, an accident occurred involving employees of an onsite field erection crew. Regrettably, one adult male employee was fatally injured and another adult male employee was seriously injured as a result of this accident.
A management team consisting of Phoenix safety and construction specialists is onsite in Porter, Texas as part of the investigation into the cause of this accident. Phoenix is cooperating fully with both Occupational Safety and Health Administration representatives and applicable state and local authorities as part of this ongoing investigation.
We are deeply saddened by this event and extend our most sincere sympathy, thoughts and condolences to everyone impacted as a result of this accident. Phoenix has always considered its employees and their families to be a part of its extended family and we are, therefore, committed to assisting them as they deal with this tragic situation.
Phoenix Fabricators and Erectors, LLC is an industry-leading provider of steel water storage tanks for the potable water and industrial markets.Read More Phoenix provides a single-source solution – engineering, fabrication, foundation installation, field construction, and painting – with its own crews, thus ensuring a quality tower. We are also one of the only companies in the world with the experience and expertise necessary to modify, raise, or lower your existing water storage tank. With over thirty years of experience in the water tower business, we have the expertise needed to get the job done.