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Accident: 102561.015 - Employee Fractures Hip When Struck By Plasma Cutter Slag Tra

Accident: 102561.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 01/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1290525.01501/26/2018Valmont Newmark, Inc.
At 9:30 p.m. on January 23, 2018, an employee was attempting to remove slag from a plasma cutter slag tray. The employee rigged the slag tray in an attempt to flip the slag tray over. While lifting the tray, it fell from the rigging and st ruck the employee. The employee sustained a hip fracture and was hospitalized.
Keywords: falling object, fracture, hip, slag track, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1290525.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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