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Accident: 103177.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Tank And Fractures Two Ribs

Accident: 103177.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 02/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1295652.01502/15/2018Ul Llc
At 1:45 a.m. on February 8, 2018, an employee was moving some old tanks from a basement using a crane. The employee and three coworkers rigged a tank for removal from a lower level area using an eyebolt as an attachment point on top of the tank. As the gantry crane lifted the tank, the bolt pulled out of it and the tank fell towards the employee. The employee was thrown back and landed on a large metal conduit and the concrete floor. The employee fractured two ribs and was hospitalized.
Keywords: rib, fracture, falling object, conduit, concrete slab, crane, tank, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1295652.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Concussion Engineering technicians, n.e.c.

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