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Accident: 14506752 - Struck By Falling Manhole Cone

Accident: 14506752 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 08/22/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
149770008/22/19841623Allquick Excavating Inc
A MANHOLE CONE BEING PLACED ON A MANHOLE SECTION BROKE LOOSE AND STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1 ON THE HEAD. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS STANDING ON A MANHOLE RUNG, GUIDING THE CONE INTO PLACE. A FRONT END LOADER WAS BEING USED TO LIFT THE CONE, WHICH WAS SUPPORTED BY A CHAIN SLING (FIAL-ALLIE FR-15). THE EMPLOYEES WERE NOT TRAINED IN WORKPLACE HAZARDS. THEY PICKED UP THE CONE USING THE WRONG EQUIPMENT.
Keywords: chain, head, front end loader, struck by, falling object, manhole, untrained
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1497700 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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