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Accident: 170062350 - Employee Killed When Knocked From Ladder Pipe

Accident: 170062350 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 06/06/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12526843309/19/19958211Jones County Board Of Education
Employee #1 was standing on an A-frame ladder cutting a 10 ft section of a 4 in. steel pipe from an old heating system with a portable cutting torch. The pipe, which was 12 ft above the ground, fell on one side, hitting the corner of the window sill, then bouncing toward Employee #1. The pipe knocked him off the ladder and he fell head first onto the concrete sidewalk. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, pipe, struck by, falling object, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125268433 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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