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Accident: 170081657 - Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Battery

Accident: 170081657 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 02/23/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12346460402/23/19962816Louisiana Pigment
At approximately 12:00 noon on February 22, 1996, Employee #1 was working on the fourth floor in the finishing department, where a 6 ton battery was suspended overhead. Apparently, the battery became dislodged on its east side and slipped off the hook. Employee #1 was crushed between the battery and a tub and was killed.
Keywords: battery, unsecured, work rules, crushed, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123464604 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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