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Accident: 14531339 - Crushed By Falling Transformer Coils

Accident: 14531339 -- Report ID: 0112300 -- Event Date: 01/12/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
206395601/13/19863621Walco Electric Co.
EMPLOYEE #1, WORKING ALONE IN A TIGHT AREA, WAS PULLING AN OVEN CART WHICH WAS CARRYING A 2,500 POUND WIRE-BOUND TRANSFORMER COIL. THE COIL WAS NOT SUPPORTED ON THE CART. THE COIL FELL OVER AND STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1, FRACTURING HIS SKULL. HE WAS KILLED. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED ON JANUARY 12, 1986.
Keywords: head, unsecured, crushed, skull, struck by, falling object, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2063956 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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