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Accident: 107112.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Suspended Load

Accident: 107112.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 06/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1317108.01505/17/2018Integrated Automation Systems
At 6:00 p.m. on June 4, 2018, Employee #1 was using an overhead crane with an alloyed steel chain sling to vertically lay a large metal table top onto a second piece of metal. The table top weighed between 1,500 - 2,000 pounds. As Employee #1 was standing on top of the bottom piece of metal in front of the of suspended part, helping to guide it, the chain became slack and the tabletop fell forward. Employee #1 attempted to move out of way; however, the hook on the hoist inadvertently released the load, trapping Employee #1 between the bottom piece of metal and the tabletop. Employee #1 sustained severe injuries and was placed in an induced coma. He later died due to his injuries.
Keywords: steel plate, crushed, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1317108.015 61 M Fatality Other Welders and cutters

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