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Accident Summary Nr: 113103.015 - Employee'S Leg Is Broken By Light Plant Outrigger

Accident Summary Nr: 113103.015 -- Report ID: 0950671 -- Event Date: 10/26/2018
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
1356737.01510/26/2018541690Certifiedsafety, Inc.

Abstract: At 2:00 p.m. on October 26, 2018, an employee was working for a firm that provid ed technical and technical consulting services to firms that ran chemical proces sing facilities. The employee was standing a fire watch at a refinery. On an adj acent jobsite, a worker for a crane rental company was trying to move his firm's RTC-8075 mobile crane at the refinery. He was retracting one of the crane's out riggers. As he moved the crane's outrigger, it struck an adjacent light plant. T he light plant rotated and came into contact with the employee. The light plant' s outrigger pinned the employee's leg between the outrigger and a support stand for a compressor valve body. The employee sustained a broken leg. He was hospita lized.

Keywords: falling object, fracture, leg, lighting fixture, outrigger, refinery, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation
1 1356737.015 64 F Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer

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