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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14257810 - Employee Crushed And Killed When Pipe Falls Into Trench

Accident: 14257810 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 07/30/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1500495507/31/19841623Dellinger Inc
Employee #1 was working in a trench when a wire rope sling failed, allowing a 30 in. by 12 ft section of concrete pipe to fall into the trench. Employee #1 was crushed by the 5,720 lb pipe and killed. The wire rope broke because it was weakened; it should have been removed from service.
Keywords: wire rope, inadequate maint, work rules, construction, trench, equipment failure, crushed, concrete pipe, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15004955 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c.

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