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Accident: 201361276 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Storage Tank

Accident: 201361276 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 09/20/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30239801109/21/20001799Hall Tank Company
Employee #1 had unloaded storage tanks using metal ramps that connected to the side of the flatbed trailer. The tanks were then rolled down the metal ramps onto landscape timbers that were placed on the ground. A 12,000-gallon storage tank was blocked from rolling on the east end but was not blocked from rolling on the west end. The gasoline storage tank rolled approximately eight feet and pinned Employee #1 against the trailer of the flatbed truck. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: unsecured, blocks, storage tank, crushed, struck by, trailer, flatbed truck
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302398011 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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