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Accident: 200052629 - Employee Dies After Being Struck By Pipe And Falling

Accident: 200052629 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 02/01/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30868041202/01/20061799Mcgill Company, Inc.
On February 1, 2006, Employee #1 was working on a step ladder helping a coworker install temporary lighting. Another employee was working on an aerial lift fastening furring strips to the ceiling prior to the installation of plastic sheeting to seal the area for asbestos removal. The employee in the lift dropped a section of metal pipe (approximately 5.5-ft-long), which then rolled off a sloped concrete roof and struck Employee #1. He then fell 8 ft to a concrete floor and sustained internal injuries. Employee #1 was transported to Creighton Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: installing, stepladder, ladder, asbestos removal, fall, pipe, struck by, concrete, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308680412 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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