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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1222243.015 - U.S. Pipeline, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta West

Nr: 1222243.015Report ID: 0418200Open Date: 03/31/2017

U.S. Pipeline, Inc.
200 Murphy Road
Newnan, GA 30263
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 237120/Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: 8100 Washington Avenuesuite 200, Houston, TX 77007

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/03/2017
Close Case:11/02/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 94441.015Event: 03/30/2017Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling Pipe From Truck
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on March 30, 2017, Employee #1, a laborer, was strapping down a 30-inch diameter by 49 foot long steel pipe bore casing, weighing approximately 12,000 pounds onto a flatbed trailer. He was attempting to install a strap to secure the pipe on the flatbed trailer. The pipe casing was connected to an excavator with a 16 foot sling and was in the center of the trailer supported by a combination of metal and wood cross bars. Dunnage was not used to stabilize the pipe and it fell off of the trailer onto Employee #1. Employee #1s hips and lower back were crushed and he was killed.
Keywords: pipe, rigging, excavator, falling object, crane, chock, back, rib, crushing
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1222243.015 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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