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Accident: 119434.015 - Employee Is Crushed Between Heat Exchanger And Wall

Accident: 119434.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 08/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1427270.01508/29/2019West Techs Chill Water Specialists
At 1:00 p.m. on August 28, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a heating and air conditioning company, was lifting a heat exchanger using a pulley system. The heat exchanger swung, struck the employee in the chest and head, and crushed him against a nearby wall. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: pulley, head, material handling, rigging, heat exchanger, crushed, struck by, caught between, construction, chest
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1427270.015 27 M Fatality Cut/Laceration Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices

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