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Accident: 200022069 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Load

Accident: 200022069 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 10/11/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30388022310/13/20001542Roman Asphalt, Inc.
Employee #1 and coworkers were loading a compressor onto a flatbed truck when the chain holding it snapped. The compressor flipped off the back of the truck and struck Employee #1 in the head. He was killed.
Keywords: chain, loading, head, construction, equipment failure, struck by, flying object, broken chain
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303880223 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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