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Accident: 135176.015 - Employee Is Struck In Head By Winch Hook, Later Dies

Accident: 135176.015 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 04/15/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1525581.01504/16/20214911148905 - French Broad Electric Membership Corporation
On April 15, 2021, an employee was attempting to straighten an auger on a digger derrick when the winch hook struck the injured employee on the head. The employ ee suffered serious head injuries and was transported to a hospital, where he la ter died.
Keywords: auger, auger mechanism, blunt force, blunt force trauma, digger/derrick, flying object, head, hoist, hoisting mechanism, skull, struck by, unstable position, winch
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1525581.015 70 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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