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Accident: 103177.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Tank And Fractures Two Ribs

Accident: 103177.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 02/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1295652.01502/15/2018Ul Llc

At 1:45 a.m. on February 8, 2018, an employee was moving some old tanks from a b asement using a crane. The employee and three coworkers rigged a tank for remo val from a lower level area using an eyebolt as an attachment point on top of th e tank. As the gantry crane lifted the tank, the bolt pulled out of it and the t ank fell towards the employee. The employee was thrown back and landed on a lar ge metal conduit and the concrete floor. The employee fractured two ribs and wa s hospitalized.

Keywords: concrete slab, conduit, crane, falling object, fracture, rib, struck by, tank

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1295652.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Engineering technicians, n.e.c.

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