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Accident: 109514.015 - Employee Fractures Back When Struck By Crane Leg

Accident: 109514.015 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 08/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1349213.01508/27/20181711317721735 - Oeg Inc
At 10:00 a.m. on August 24, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a construction company, were working at the demolition of a three-story commercial building. They were disassembling a gantry crane when one leg of the crane collapsed and struck Employee #1's back. The crane was being supported by a hand-operated easy lift and did not fall. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for multiple fractures.
Keywords: structural collapse, back, demolition, dismantling, gantry crane, fracture, construction, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1349213.015 60 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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