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Accident: 75159.015 - Employee Struck By Falling Propane Tank.

Accident: 75159.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 03/19/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1048171.01503/20/2015Quality 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
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1048171.015 54 M Fatality Other

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