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Accident: 14470678 - Employee Dies After Being Struck On Head By Pipe

Accident: 14470678 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 01/14/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
81103401/21/19861781Myers Bros Drilling Contractors, Inc.
A wall casing was being hoisted from the back of a truck when the threaded cap, which was held by only two threads, came out. The pipe fell 10 feet, striking Employee #1 on the head. He died two days later.
Keywords: head, unsecured, work rules, construction, off loading, pipe, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 811034 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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