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Accident: 814822 - Employee Killed In Fall While Loading Truck Trailer

Accident: 814822 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 08/04/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12655451808/05/19981622Structural Specialties Inc.

Employee #1 was loading a trailer with concrete forms, and was last seen standing on top of the load. He fell approximately 11 ft 6 in. to the ground and died of a ruptured aorta.

Keywords: loading, work rules, construction, rupture, trailer truck, fall, artery, unstable position
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Other Under $50,000 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126554518 Fatality Other Supervisors, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Fall, other

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