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Accident: 202369492 - Employee Is Killed When Head Is Crushed By Falling Tube

Accident: 202369492 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 12/11/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31657555412/11/20123537Genie Industries Inc
On December 11, 2012, Employee #1, a production specialist, was removing a lift mast tube from a paint cart. He did not use a lift table to secure and reduce the weight of the tube. As the last securing bolt that held the tube was removed, the tube fell, striking his head and crushing it between the tube and cart. Employee #1 sustained traumatic head injuries that killed him.
Keywords: head, unsecured, crushed, struck by, falling object, cart
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316575554 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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