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Accident: 67752.015 - Employee Is Killed When Clothing Caught In Gas Pipe Threader

Accident: 67752.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 08/26/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
994541.01509/10/2014Mike Torchio & Sons, Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on August 26, 2014, Employee #1 was threading half inch gas pipe using a Rigid 300 pipe threading machine. The employee's clothing became caught in the threading machine, twisting the employees shirt around his neck and suffocating him to death.
Keywords: pipe, suffocated, threading machine, clothing, caught in
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 994541.015 59 M Fatality Asphyxia Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor

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