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Accident: 142121.015 - Employee Is Injured And Later Dies After Struck By Metal Roo

Accident: 142121.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 12/20/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1569679.01512/20/2021Meehleis Modular Buildings Inc

Employee #1 was helping a coworker lift a modular metal roof structure with a ga ntry crane/overhead traveling. While the crane was lifting the metal roof sectio n, Employee #1 was holding onto a rope tag line, keeping the roof section from s pinning. Employee #1 stepped under the roof section while the load was being lif ted, when the crane's wire rope snapped. The load was raised too high and contac ted the spreader beam to the crane frame and broke the wire cable. The employee was hospitalized to treat a fractured right leg, broken ribs, broken right elbow , and head trauma, from being struck by the metal roof structure. The employee l ater died.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, broken bone, elbow, fracture, gantry crane, head, leg, rib, roof, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1569679.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters

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