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Accident: 14472179 - Load Fell From Crane Hook

Accident: 14472179 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 04/18/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
154408904/18/19843479Pre Finish Metals Incorporated
ON APRIL 18,1984, AN EMPLOYEE WAS MOVING A COIL OF STEEL WITH A PENDANT OPERATED OVERHEAD CRANE. HE DID NOT ELEVATE THE LOAD HIGH ENOUGH BEFORE MOVING IT. THE LOAD STRUCK A STACK OF COILS BELOW IT, DISLODGED ITSELF FROM THE LOAD HOOK AND FELL, STRIKING SOME COILS WHICH IN TURN STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1. HE WAS KILLED.
Keywords: crane hook, suspended load, overhead crane, falling object, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1544089 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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