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Accident: 14298087 - Employee Injured When Struck By Falling Crane Parts

Accident: 14298087 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 08/28/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1485506808/29/19851629G.A. & F.C. Wagman Inc.
Employee #1 was attaching a mobile crane hook to a cutting/welding outfit mounted on a cart. As the hook-up was being completed, the crane operator two-blocked, causing the wire rope to break and the crane ball, hook, wire rope, and block to drop. Some of these items struck Employee #1 on the head and shoulder, driving him into the welding cart. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: crane ball, head, crane hook, work rules, mobile crane, construction, struck by, two-blocking, crane block, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14855068 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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