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Accident: 109514.015 - Employee Fractures Back When Struck By Crane Leg

Accident: 109514.015 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 08/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1349213.01508/27/20181711317721735 - Oeg Inc

At 10:00 a.m. on August 24, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a cons truction company, were working at the demolition of a three-story commercial bui lding. They were disassembling a gantry crane when one leg of the crane collaps ed and struck Employee #1's back. The crane was being supported by a hand-opera ted easy lift and did not fall. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to t he hospital, where he was admitted and treated for multiple fractures.

Keywords: back, construction, demolition, dismantling, fracture, gantry crane, struck by, structural collapse
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 3

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1349213.015 60 M Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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