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Accident: 948166 - Employee Struck And Killed By Swinging Pulley

Accident: 948166 -- Report ID: 0355110 -- Event Date: 08/08/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12369331908/08/19941771Rmk Construction Inc.
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on August 8, 1994, Employee #1 was in a ditchline leveling a stone in preparation for concrete to be poured. A crane was lowering a bucket of gravel from the shoulder of the interstate over an embankment and into the ditchline. It tilted and the boom pulley struck Employee #1. His right arm was amputated above the elbow and he died of massive head injuries.
Keywords: head, amputated, construction, struck by, arm, elbow, flying object, pulley, crane block
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123693319 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers

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