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Accident: 103830.015 - Employee Is Struck In Face By Crane Chain Sling Hook

Accident: 103830.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 12/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1287808.01503/14/2018Finkl Steel Composite
At 6:00 p.m. on December 11, 2017, an employee was working for a firm that forge d iron and steel. He was getting ready to remove a large piece of steel from a s aw table. To do this, he was using a two-hook chain sling and an overhead crane. As he started to lift the machine, one of the chain sling hooks caught on the m achine frame. It slipped and struck the employee in his face. He sustained a fra ctured mandible, cuts and lacerations. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: chain, crane, crane hook, face, flying object, fracture, laceration, overhead crane, struck by, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1287808.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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