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Accident: 109742.015 - Employee Is Struck By I-Beam And Is Killed

Accident: 109742.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 10/03/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351029.01510/03/2018West Coast Iron, Inc.
At 10:14 a.m. on October 3, 2018, an employee and a coworker was using a the Sky Trak to load an L-shaped metal piece on top of some I-beams that had been stack ed two high on a trailer. Three beams fell off of the trailer and both the empl oyee and coworker reloaded them onto the trailer. The employee was standing alo ngside the trailer and was struck in the head when one of the steel beams tipped over and fell off of the trailer a second time. The employee was transported t o Scripps Mercy Hospital, where he died from his injuries.
Keywords: falling object, head, steel beam, struck by, trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1351029.015 29 F Fatality Laborers, except construction

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