A man was killed last Thursday, October 1, at his workplace when he was crushed by a forklift in Harris County. The tragic industrial accident was at the Tenaris Coiled Tubes location at E. Sam Houston Parkway near Tidwell.
According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the early morning accident happened when the unidentified worker was struck by his own forklift when it rolled forward, and crushing him against a large industrial spool.
Tenaris released a statement that the worker had been employed by them for 7 years. They also said, “We are collaborating with local authorities as well as conducting our own investigation.”
Tenaris is a global supplier of tubes and other services primarily for the energy industry. Houston, Texas is their North American headquarters.
It is likely that the investigation will determine whether Tenaris or the forklift manufacturer may be liable for this [...]