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Accident: 116866.015 - Two Employees Are Killed When Crushed By Falling Utility Pol

Accident: 116866.015 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 06/01/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1405935.01506/01/2019Jrd, Llc.

At 3:45 p.m. on June 1, 2019, Employees #1 and #2, employed by a construction co mpany, were preparing to install power transmission lines. Using a loader, they were in the process of unloading a utility pole from a flatbed truck when the p ole came off the loader's forks and fell. The pole struck and fatally crushed b oth employees.

Keywords: aerial lift, construction, crushed, crushing, falling object, flatbed truck, installing, loader, power lines, rigging, struck by, unsecured, unstable load
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition   X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1405935.015 50 M Fatality Equipment Operator: Heavy
2 1405935.015 31 M Fatality Equipment Operator: Heavy

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