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Accident: 115703.015 - Welder Is Killed When Crushed By Trailer Axle

Accident: 115703.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 04/08/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392072.01504/10/2019Gallito Welder Orl. Llc
At 2:00 p.m. on April 8, 2019, a welder was tasked with removing the rear axle f rom an open car carrier trailer. Before cutting the axle loose from the trailer with a torch, the welder supported the axle with a 0.25 inch steel wire attached to a chain hoist. Once the welder completed the cut, the weight of the axel bro ke the 0.25 inch steel wire. The welder was killed when the axle crushed him.
Keywords: crushed, hoist, mechanic, rigging, suspended load, trailer, welder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1392072.015 40 M Fatality

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