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Accident: 14433460 - Employee Injured In 34 Ft Fall From Overhead Crane

Accident: 14433460 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 09/29/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10588923210/01/19871793Gusalino Brothers Construction Inc
At approximately 10:40 a.m. on September 29, 1986, Employee #1 was repairing steel pivoting windows in a shop building. While walking on the structure of an overhead bridge crane, he fell approximately 14 ft onto a 16 in. diameter valve handle, breaking it off the valve stem. Employee #1 then fell another 20 ft to the concrete shop floor. He suffered a concussion, a torn shoulder ligament, and bruises.
Keywords: repair, shoulder, work rules, construction, overhead crane, fall, fall protection, concussion, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105889232 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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