Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200552727 - Employee Killed When Struck By Sling
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At approximately 3:00 p.m. on February 26, 2003, Employees #1 and two coworkers were using an excavator to lift large wooden mats from a barge to a truck trailer on the dock. A wire rope sling was attached to the hook on the excavator bucket to lift the mat. Employee #1 was standing next to the trailer and was responsible for removing the slings after the mats were placed on the trailer. A coworker, the truck driver, was standing on the other side of the trailer across from Employee #1. While moving one of the mats, the sling broke loose and struck Employee #1, killing him.
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