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Accident: 14499388 - Employee Struck In Head Falls To Ground And Dies

Accident: 14499388 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 01/21/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10166827501/21/19872022Wisconsin Dairies Cooperative
Employee #1 was filling a transport tanker from the bottom but failed to open the top hatch to release the pressure. When Employee #1 opened the top hatch of the tanker to check the level, the pressure inside the tank caused the hatch to fly open striking him in the head. Employee #1 fell to the concrete floor and received a concussion and died.
Keywords: tank truck, fall, concussion, concrete, pressure release
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101668275 Fatality Concussion Packaging and filling machine operators

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