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Accident: 14267942 - Employee Dies When Crushed By Ten Ton Steel Tank

Accident: 14267942 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 01/26/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10916304801/27/19953443John L. Clemmey Company, Incorporated
At approximately 3:00 p.m., on January 26, 1995, Employee #1 was removing the last of six support brackets from the side of a 10 ton steel tank. The tank suddenly and unexpectedly moved toward the employee and rolled over him. Employee #1 suffered a compound fracture to his left leg, a broken ankle, and multiple trauma to his chest. He died three hours later in the hospital. He had not been trained to perform this task.
Keywords: chest, fracture, roll-over, crushed, off loading, tank, untrained, ankle, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109163048 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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