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Accident: 128646.015 - Employee Is Injured While Moving Racks With Bridge Crane

Accident: 128646.015 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 08/12/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1488216.01508/13/2020335462977 - Cardinal Aluminum Co
At 1:30 p.m. on August 5, 2020, an employee, a crane operator, was moving three racks using a bridge crane. The employee did not use a strap to guide the load. During the moving of the racks, the load either bumped into a rack on the floor, tipping the rack toward the employee, or the rack broke free, striking the empl oyee in the head. The employee was operating the crane by himself, and there we re no witnesses. Someone from the office heard the incident and found the emplo yee on the floor. The employee was hospitalized on August 5, 2020 but later died on August 12, 2020 as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: crane load, crane operator, head, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1488216.015 57 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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