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Accident: 201408705 - Two Employees Are Struck By Flatbed Truck, One Is Killed

Accident: 201408705 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 11/04/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31615231311/04/20131622Whitetail Welding
At approximately 8:29 a.m. on November 4, 2013, Employee #1, with Whitetail Welding, was picking up tie down straps that had just been removed from a load on a flatbed truck. A steel I-beam with attached guardrail became unsteady and fell, striking Employee #1 on the head and then pinning him at the midsection. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries. At the same time, Employee #2, from another contractor that was not named, fell off the truck and was struck by the beam. Employee #2 was hospitalized with a fractured ankle.
Keywords: beam, fracture, head, highway, pinned, fall, struck by, bridge, flatbed truck, ankle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316152313 Fatality Other Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Placing bridge girders and beams
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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