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Accident: 200996908 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Lifting Arm

Accident: 200996908 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 06/10/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31209023606/11/20083272Midwest Tile & Concrete Products Inc
On June 10, 2008, Employee #1, a laborer, was working in the lower half of a concrete septic tank installing baffles. He apparently was standing up when the unsecured lifting arm fell, knocking him out of the tank. Employee #1 landed on his back and was pinned under the lifting arm. His legs were in a vertical position along the side of the tank. The lifting arm weighs about 750 pounds. Employee #1 was fatally crushed.
Keywords: pinned, crane lifting beam, crushed, struck by, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312090236 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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