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Accident: 200515450 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Weight

Accident: 200515450 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 09/27/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31598062309/27/20114941Blooming Prairie Well Co
On September 27, 2011, Employee #1 was preparing to pull an old pump from a well to either repair or replace it. To do this, he was raising the pump truck's hoist with the truck's hydraulic system and a cable with a 35 lb weight on the end of the cable. While Employee #1 was standing at the hoist controls at the rear of the truck, the cable broke. The weight fell, struck his head, and killed him. Employee #1 was not using a hard hat at the time of the incident.
Keywords: head, maintenance, hard hat, repair, boom, well, hoist, falling object, pump, hoistline
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315980623 Fatality Fracture Laborers, except construction

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