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Accident: 201272069 - Employee Killed When Struck By Cables From Overhead Crane

Accident: 201272069 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 10/27/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30805851010/28/20043325United States Pipe And Foundry Company, Inc.
On October 27, 2004, Employee #1 was trying to remove debris from an "eye" on the cupula door. The cables (slings) from an overhead gantry crane, used to close the cupula doors, became dislodged, falling approximately 50 feet and striking the Employee #1 on the head, killing him.
Keywords: furnace, head, repair, work rules, gantry crane, struck by, foundry, sling, falling object, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308058510 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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