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Accident: 115152.015 - Employee Is Struck By Tool And Falls From Ladder; Later Dies

Accident: 115152.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 04/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1391155.01504/05/20191 Heavy Equipment Loading Inc.

At 9:15 a.m. on April 5, 2019, an employee was working from a five-foot ladder a nd was disconnecting a hydraulic fluid line from the top of a brake accumulator during the dismantling of a Caterpillar 980G Wheel Loader. The employee was str uck in the head by a tool he was using or by the hydraulic line fitting and fell to the concrete floor. The employee was brought to the hospital, where he late r died.

Keywords: automotive repair, concrete slab, face, fall, head, ladder

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1391155.015 50 M Fatality Mechanical engineering technicians

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