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Accident: 200540995 - Employee Killed When Struck On Head By Falling Ice

Accident: 200540995 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 02/11/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30695995802/11/20041799M Pw Industrial Services Inc.
On February 11, 2004, Employee #1 was unclogging a 20-in. intake pipe that was inside another 48-in. line. A large chunk of ice slid down the larger pipe and hit the employee on the back of his head and killed him.
Keywords: fracture, head, confined space, ppe, struck by, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 1 15 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306959958 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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