Accident Report Detail
Accident: 75159.015 - Employee Struck By Falling Propane Tank.
Accident: 75159.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 03/19/2015
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1048171.015||03/20/2015||Quality Steel Corporation|
|At 11:54 a.m. on March 19, 2015, an employee was loading a propane tank onto a truck/trailer on a platform for a truck trailer at an Amerigas remote site. The 1,000 gallon propane tank the employee was unloading fell apparently striking the employee in the head. The employee was working alone and a coworker found him with the tank on him. The employee was killed from a crushed skull.|
Keywords: platform, lp gas, material handling, head, falling object, crushing, trailer, trailer truck, truck, struck by, propane