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Accident: 137886.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Steel Bars

Accident: 137886.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 08/05/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1546265.01508/06/2021Presrite Corporation
At 10:00 a.m. on August 05, 2021, an employee was moving material with a P&H 15 ton overhead crane. The employee was struck by the load while moving the crane. The employee was attempting to adjust the load, of 5 round steel bars weighing a pproximately 3,700 pounds, after placing the load in the nesting area. The emplo yee was operating the overhead crane and during the work assignment the load bec ame dislodged and struck the employee. The employee died from the blunt force tr auma injuries sustained. No other employees were involved in the work operation.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, caught between, crane, crane load, crane operator, fracture, hoist, hoisting mechanism, material handling, metal bar, operating, operator, overhead crane, steel, struck by, unstable l
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1546265.015 53 M Fatality

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