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Accident: 201200474 - Employee Injured When Struck By Swing Gate

Accident: 201200474 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 11/22/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30229231311/25/19981796Hammett Construction Inc

On November 22, 1998, Employee #1 was assisting the employer in replacing a hydraulic cylinder of the outfeed gate on the barker. During the repairs, the employer opened a cap on a hydraulic hose. This caused the hydraulic pressure in the other cylinders to bleed off and the swing gate to fall, crushing Employee #1's arm. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a fractured arm.

Keywords: fracture, hydraulic cylinder, crushed, struck by, arm
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302292313 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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