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Accident: 104974.015 - Employee Sustains Fractures And Dislocated Bones When Struck

Accident: 104974.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 04/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1311077.01504/25/2018Otis Elevator Company
At 1:15 p.m. on April 23, 2018, an employee and a coworker were using a gantry chain hoist to lower equipment to the ground. The gantry crane hoist tipped over while being operated by the coworker and struck Employee #1, fracturing and dislocating bones in his foot and ankle.
Keywords: struck by, dislocated, foot, gantry crane, fracture, hoist, ankle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   41
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1311077.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Dislocation Elevator installers and repairers FallDist:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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