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Accident: 111800.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Casting Skids And Is Killed

Accident: 111800.015 -- Report ID: 0524530 -- Event Date: 12/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1366031.01512/13/2018Amsted Rail Company, Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on December 13, 2018, an employee was working with a coworker and they were attempting to pull five stacked casting skids along a holding rail using pneumatic winches in the blast area of a foundry. The employee had attached an open hook from the north Ingersoil Rand Air Motor, Model EU, Serial Number RCA91059, and had pulled the slack out of the cable which unbalanced the stack. The falling casting skids toppled over on top of the employee, killing him.
Keywords: struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1366031.015 54 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Laborers, except construction

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