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Accident: 200621209 - Employee Killed When Buggy Crashes Into Boom

Accident: 200621209 -- Report ID: 0454714 -- Event Date: 12/05/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30400135712/06/20003334Alcoa Inc
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on December 5, 2000, Employee #1 was driving a golf cart-type buggy down a temporary aisleway toward another work site within the building. He started to turn left to return to the main aisleway, but drove into a 32 ft long by 10 in. square skim boom that weighed approximately 3,500 lb. He sustained a crushing blow to the head, which became pinned against the back of the cab. Employee #1 was transported to the Blount Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: head, pinned, equipment operator, struck against, driver, golf cart, collision, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304001357 Fatality Fracture Brickmasons and stonemasons

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