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Accident: 125408005 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Tank

Accident: 125408005 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 10/02/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12540800510/02/19981799Stubblefield And Associates
Employee #1 was hoisting a chiller tank when the rigging chain broke. The tank fell and rolled, pinning Employee #1 between the tank and a concrete block wall. He was crushed to death.
Keywords: chain, rigging, pinned, construction, equipment failure, caught between, crushed, mech mat handling, tank, hoistline
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125408005 Fatality Other Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Landing Materials (Hoi
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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