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Accident: 84644.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Massive Screw Elevated From

Accident: 84644.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 04/16/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1141287.01504/18/2016Nucor-Yamato Steel, Inc.
At approximately 6:00 p.m. on April 16, 2016, Employee #1 was operating an overh ead crane with a remote control strapped around his waist. A 10 ft long and 1 in . diameter sling (chocker) was used in suspend an approximately 14,500 pound bla ck diamond screw. As the screw was lifted, the sling broke. The massive screw st ruck Employee #1, causing blunt force trauma that included lacerations to the le ft side of his head and lips and left shoulder and upper arm factures. Employee #1 died from the blunt force trauma.
Keywords: arm, broken chain, face, falling object, fracture, head, shoulder, sling, struck by, suspended load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1141287.015 34 M Fatality Machinery maintenance occupations

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