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Accident: 14267017 - Struck By Reinforced Steel Column That Fell From Crane

Accident: 14267017 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 06/28/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
180743707/02/19841791Hephaestus Corporation
ON JUNE 28, 1984 AT 4:30 P.M. EMPLOYEE # 1 WAS INSTALLING REINFORCED STEEL COLUMNS AT THE SECOND FLOOR OF A PARKING GARAGE. WHILE WORKING AT COLUMN #13, HE WAS STRUCK BY A 2,500 POUND STEEL COLUMN HE WAS ABOUT TO SET. THE 24 FOOT STEEL COLUMN HAD BEEN LIFTED OVER HIS HEAD BY A 70 TON TRUCK CRANE, AND HELD ABOUT 20 FEET OVER HIS HEAD. THE STEEL COLUMN FELL AND LANDED ON HIS LAP.
Keywords: truck crane, steel column, struck by, falling object, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1807437 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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