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Accident: 14543805 - Struck By Falling Object

Accident: 14543805 -- Report ID: 0317740 -- Event Date: 07/09/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
179642407/09/19845051Harry E Orkin Incorporated
ON JULY 9,1984, AT APPROXIMATELY 5:00 A.M., EMPLOYEE #1 WAS IN THE PROCESS OF REMOVING THE CHAINS FROM A LOAD OF LARGE DIAMETER PIPE. THE TRUCK WAS LOADED WITH 7 PIPES, 6 PIPES WERE 24" DIAMETER PIPE AND 1 PIPE WAS 36" DIAMETER. THE EMPLOYEE WAS FOUND UNDER ONE OF THE 24" DIAMETER PIPES WHICH APPARENTLY ROLLED OFF THE TRUCK AND CRUSHED THE EMPLOYEE. MASSIVE INJURIES WERE SUSTAINED BY THE EMPLOYEE.
Keywords: crushed, pipe, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1796424 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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