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Worker Settles Claim with Tank Manufacturer

An employee of a fire truck manufacturer in  Pennsylvania was injured in a work related accident when a tank collapsed on his left foot, which resulted in him losing two toes.The incident occurred when the man was unloading a 3,500-gallon plastic truck tank using a two-legged bridge chain sling.  The rigging system, which called for 3 ½ inch bolts, used bolts that were ½ inch too short.

The case was settled for $950,000.

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