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Accident: 201281961 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Derrick

Accident: 201281961 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 03/13/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30783918303/14/20053443Caldwell Tanks Alliance, Llc
On March 13, 2005, Employee #1 and several coworkers were constructing a tank. The derrick they were using became bound-up and Employee #1 and a coworker climbed up the derrick to free it when a lug that was under tension broke free and struck Employee #1. He was catapulted off the derrick and fell 130 feet to the ground. Employee #1 was killed in the fall.
Keywords: derrick, construction, fall, struck by, flying object, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307839183 Fatality Concussion Welders and cutters

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