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Accident: 67752.015 - Employee Is Killed When Clothing Caught In Gas Pipe Threader

Accident: 67752.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 08/26/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
994541.01509/10/2014Mike Torchio & Sons, Inc.

At 1:00 p.m. on August 26, 2014, Employee #1 was threading half inch gas pipe us ing a Rigid 300 pipe threading machine. The employee's clothing became caught in the threading machine, twisting the employees shirt around his neck and suffoca ting him to death.

Keywords: caught in, clothing, pipe, suffocated, threading machine

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 994541.015 59 M Fatality Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures

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