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Accident: 115152.015 - Employee Is Struck By Tool And Falls From Ladder; Later Dies

Accident: 115152.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 04/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1391155.01504/05/20191 Heavy Equipment Loading Inc.
At 9:15 a.m. on April 5, 2019, an employee was working from a five-foot ladder and was disconnecting a hydraulic fluid line from the top of a brake accumulator during the dismantling of a Caterpillar 980G Wheel Loader. The employee was struck in the head by a tool he was using or by the hydraulic line fitting and fell to the concrete floor. The employee was brought to the hospital, where he later died.
Keywords: automotive repair, fall, ladder, head, face, concrete slab
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1391155.015 50 M Fatality Concussion Mechanical engineering technicians

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