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Accident: 108801.015 - Employee Is Struck By Tank Top In Chest And Is Killed

Accident: 108801.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 08/31/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1343615.01509/04/2018Direct Oilfield Services, Llc
At 3:45 p.m. on August 31, 2018, an employee had climbed a ladder cage to bring water to three workers and, while standing on top of the cage, a tank containing creosote over-pressurized and the tank top blew off, striking the foreman in th e ladder cage, killing him.
Keywords: chest, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition   36 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1343615.015 43 M Fatality FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel

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