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Accident: 200040459 - Employee Killed When Struck By Broken Binding Strap

Accident: 200040459 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 04/17/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30340450304/19/20015051Southwest Steel Coil, Inc.
A banding strap broke when a 23,000-pound steel coil fell from an upper level. The banding strap struck Employee #1 in the head and neck area. Employee #1 suffered cuts and lacerations and was killed.
Keywords: head, laceration, load binder, neck, struck by, flying object, tension release
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303404503 Fatality Cut/Laceration Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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