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Accident: 14219836 - Employee Struck And Killed By Metal Bar

Accident: 14219836 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 05/29/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10755626805/30/19914953I.T. Corporation
Employee #1 was doing maintenance on the valves of an ester incinerator unit. Employee #1 was removing the safety grates with a metal bar. The power failed causing an 1100 lb gate to come down. The gate hit the metal bar being used by Employee #1 and the metal bar flew up hitting Employee #1 in his kidney and neck. Employee #1 died of his injuries.
Keywords: maintenance, neck, struck by, concussion, kidney
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107556268 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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