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Accident: 201363785 - Employee Is Struck By Metal Pipe, Later Dies

Accident: 201363785 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 12/12/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31530650601/17/20125084Oil Field Service & Supply Company, Inc.
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on December 12, 2011, Employee #1 was standing in a work area where three coworkers, two riggers and a crane operator, were attempting to load an approximately 19 ft, 145-lb metal ladder on to the back of a flatbed truck using a truck crane. The two riggers stepped out of the way and told Employee #1 to move. The crane operator, also alerted Employee #1 to move, and swung the boom. Employee #1 turned to walk away and was struck in the back by a metal pipe attached to the end of the ladder. Employee #1 fell to the ground and refused medical treatment. Employee #1 developed an infection and died on January 6, 2012.
Keywords: hoisting mechanism, crane boom, ladder, back, infection, metal ladder, struck by, metal pipe, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315306506 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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