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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14269914 - Employee Injured In A Fall From Crane Rail

Accident: 14269914 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 12/19/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10741246212/19/19891791Black Mountain Welding
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on December 18, 1989, Employee #1 was attempting to unhook a choker from the crane hook, while standing with one foot on the mid rail of the wire rope guard rail and the knee of his other leg on the top rail. A welded washer that was separating the wire rope broke free of the weld causing the line to go slack, this caused Employee #1 to fall over the top rail to the ground. He sustained the following injuries: two broken wrists, fractured pelvis, and a bruised arm. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, crane hook, wire rope, broken weld, pelvis, fall, arm, crane, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107412462 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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