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Accident: 123106.015 - Employee Is Killed By Head Fracture From Rigging Chain Hook

Accident: 123106.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 01/09/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1455225.01501/10/2020Polk Tractor Company
At 2:09 p.m. on January 9, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a tractor company, was raising a riding lawn mower using a gantry crane with an underhung hoist. The r igging chain was inappropriate for an overhead lift and failed. The rigging chai n hook struck Employee #1 in the head, caused a head fracture, and killed him.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, chain, fracture, gantry crane, head, hoist, lawn mower, rigging, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1455225.015 58 M Fatality

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