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Accident: 113103.015 - Employee'S Leg Is Broken By Light Plant Outrigger

Accident: 113103.015 -- Report ID: 0950671 -- Event Date: 10/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1356737.01510/26/2018Certifiedsafety, Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on October 26, 2018, an employee was working for a firm that provided technical and technical consulting services to firms that ran chemical processing facilities. The employee was standing a fire watch at a refinery. On an adjacent jobsite, a worker for a crane rental company was trying to move his firm's RTC-8075 mobile crane at the refinery. He was retracting one of the crane's outriggers. As he moved the crane's outrigger, it struck an adjacent light plant. The light plant rotated and came into contact with the employee. The light plant's outrigger pinned the employee's leg between the outrigger and a support stand for a compressor valve body. The employee sustained a broken leg. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: refinery, lighting fixture, outrigger, leg, struck by, falling object, fracture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1356737.015 64 F Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction Laborer

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