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Accident: 14550057 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Sheet Piling

Accident: 14550057 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 11/13/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1514340711/15/19841622Mckinnon Bridge Company
Employee #1 was unloading sheet piling from a tractor trailer for a bridge under construction. The load's restraining chains had been unhooked on the passenger side of the truck. Employee #1 was apparently pulling the chain across the material to the driver's side of the truck when the chain became caught. He pulled on it and the material fell off the truck and onto him. Employee #1 suffered multiple internal crushing injuries, and was killed.
Keywords: work rules, construction, crushed, off loading, struck by, tractor trailer, falling object, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15143407 Fatality Other Structural metal workers

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