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Accident: 114850.015 - Employee Is Injured When Rigging Fails And Structure Falls

Accident: 114850.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 03/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1388682.01503/27/2019Sgs Industrial Services Inc.

At 4:00 p.m. on March 5, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker were using a sling rig ging to hoist a 1,500 kilogram pre-assembled steel beam support structure. The sling had not been examined by a competent person prior to use. The sling snapp ed, and one side of the structure fell to the ground, striking the employees. E mergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of a concussion, three fractured ribs, a bruised right lung, and a fractured right foot.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, concussion, construction, contusion, equipment failure, falling object, foot, fracture, hoist, installing, lung, rib, rigging, sling, steel beam, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1388682.015 32 M Hospitalized injury

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