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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 117184.015 - Employee Is Injured By Falling Counterweight

Accident: 117184.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 01/07/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1375403.01502/01/2019Precision Castparts Corp.
At 8:45 a.m. on January 7, 2019, an employee was removing counterweight cover fr om the Gantry machine. The counterweight bolts had been damaged due to previous ly being hit by parts being fabricated. The counterweight, weighing approximatel y 1,000 pounds, fell on employee fracturing his foot, knee, and arm. The employ ee was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, counterbalance, falling object, foot, fracture, knee, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1375403.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Machinists

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