Accident: 99517.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 09/27/2017
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1268021.015||10/04/2017||R & I Construction, Inc.|
At 2:00 p.m. on September 27, 2017, Employee #1, the foreman, and Coworkers #1 a nd #2, employed by a construction company, were working at a multiemployer proje ct, a bridge construction. They were dismantling a mobile crane for transport o ff-site. In an attempt to lift the crane's rear outrigger, which weighed 5,600 pounds, and to place it on a carry-all trailer, Employee #1 used a worn/tattered double leg synthetic sling to rig the outrigger. As the outrigger was being li fted, the sling failed and released the outrigger, which deflected off the trail er's edge and rolled over Employee #1's leg. Emergency services were called, an d Employee #1 was transported to the hospital and admitted. His leg injuries re quired the amputation of the lower leg.
amputation, construction, crane, dismantling, equipment failure, leg, outrigger, rigging, sling, struck by
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