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Accident: 201955929 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Granite Slab

Accident: 201955929 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 11/19/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31385666811/19/20093281Dal-Tile Corporation
On November 19, 2009, granite slabs were being lifted with an Abaco Lifter, ALG-75 device. The quick disconnect clamp mechanism hit another slab, resulting in the clamp disengaging, and falling on Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: struck by, disconnecting means, falling object, mech malfunction, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313856668 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported

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