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Accident: 201750999 - Employee Is Killed When Struck In Head By Pipe Wrench

Accident: 201750999 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 07/27/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30517091207/29/20021794Rkl Construction Corp.
On July 27, 2002, Employee #1 was using a pipe wrench with a cheater bar to turn the steering rod on an earth-boring machine. He was being assisted by a coworker with a second wrench to obtain the necessary torque. One of the two men lost his grip on his wrench, causing the steering rod to turn back suddenly. Employee #1's wrench was still attached to the steering rod, and the wrench and cheater bar struck him in the back of the head. He died as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: head, work rules, pipe wrench, construction, struck by, boring machine
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305170912 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Other

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