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Accident: 114864.015 - Employee Is Struck By Bar Screen And Incurs Multiple Injurie

Accident: 114864.015 -- Report ID: 0253410 -- Event Date: 02/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1384907.01503/15/2019Atlantic County Utilities Authority
At 1:00 p.m. on February 23, 2019, Employee #1 was in a confined space as a 1,200 pound steel bar screen that was being lifted by an overhead crane. The sling holding the bar screen failed, causing it to fall and strike the employee. The employee suffered a concussion, broken ribs, and back injuries. He was hospitalized for several days.
Keywords: rib, struck by, struck against, confined space, concussion, head, fracture, crane, back, sling
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Alteration or rehabilitation   13
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1384907.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Concussion Water and sewage treatment plant operators FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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