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Accident: 94441.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling Pipe From Truck

Accident: 94441.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 03/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1222243.01503/31/2017U.S. Pipeline, Inc.

At approximately 3:30 p.m. on March 30, 2017, Employee #1, a laborer, was strapp ing down a 30-inch diameter by 49 foot long steel pipe bore casing, weighing app roximately 12,000 pounds onto a flatbed trailer. He was attempting to install a strap to secure the pipe on the flatbed trailer. The pipe casing was connected to an excavator with a 16 foot sling and was in the center of the trailer suppo rted by a combination of metal and wood cross bars. Dunnage was not used to stab ilize the pipe and it fell off of the trailer onto Employee #1. Employee #1s h ips and lower back were crushed and he was killed.

Keywords: back, chock, crane, crushing, excavator, falling object, pipe, rib, rigging
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Other $20,000,000 and over X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1222243.015 57 M Fatality Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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