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Accident: 200880912 - Employee Was Killed When Struck By Falling Metal Beam

Accident: 200880912 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 08/11/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30768528908/11/20042951Barrett Paving Materials Inc
On August 11, 2004, Employee #1 and a coworker attached an I-beam to a bucket of a front-end loader with a chain. The beam weighed approximately 1,300 pounds. Employee #1 was attempting to free an asphalt slug at the bottom of a silo. The chain slipped and the beam fell striking Employee #1 in the chest. He was hospitalized and later died.
Keywords: beam, chest, front end loader, construction, struck by, falling object, asphalt, silo
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307685289 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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