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Accident: 14447098 - Struck By Sling Hook.

Accident: 14447098 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 11/15/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1488126211/16/19843731Twin City Shipyard
EMPLOYEES WERE LIFTING A METAL FRAME FROM A TABLE WITH A SLING AND CRANE. EMPLOYEE #2 WAS POSITIONING THE HOOKS WHILE EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ABOUT 1 1/2 FEET AWAY, OPERATING THE CONTROLS. THE FIRST HOOK ON THE DOUBLE LEG SLING WAS IN PLACE AND BEING RAISED TO ALLOW POSITIONING OF THE SECOND HOOK. THE SECOND HOOK ACCIDENTALLY CAUGHT THE LIP OF THE TABLE, WAS PULLED TAUT, SLID OFF THE TABLE LIP AND HIT EMPLOYEE #1 IN THE FOREHEAD. HE WAS KILLED. ONE OF THE TWO HOOKS HIT EMPLOYEE #2 IN THE ABDOMEN, CAUSING PULLED MUSCLES, BRUISES AND BACK PAIN.
Keywords: abdomen, crane hook, forehead, struck by, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14881262 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
2 14881262 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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