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Accident: 170888614 - Employee Killed When Struck In Head By Pipe

Accident: 170888614 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 10/07/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12550254210/08/19960191Mcfadden Farm
Employee #1 was assisting a subcontractor in installing equipment for a generating plant. He was rolling into position an A-frame hoist with a 2-ton chain hoist supporting a 1,295 lb pipe when an eye bolt broke. The weight of the pipe shifted, and Employee #1 was struck in the head. He was killed. He had been employed at this job for one week prior to the accident.
Keywords: head, derrick truck, installing, load shift, equipment failure, hoist, bolt, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125502542 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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