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Accident: 113959.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Fractures When Struck By Load Of St

Accident: 113959.015 -- Report ID: 0523900 -- Event Date: 02/21/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1381076.01502/22/2019Fraser Shipyards, Inc.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on February 21, 2019, an employee was standing near a load of steel coming down off a flatbed trailer. The employee was helping gui de down the load that was being moved by the crane. As the load was being moved, it was about four feet from the ground. The sling failed and caused the steel to buckle. When the steel buckled it rippled, and hit the employee causing the employee to launch into the air about 15-20 feet. The employee received a broken arm, broken collar bone, and broken pelvis. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, collarbone, fracture, pelvis, sling, steel, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1381076.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters

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