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Accident: 14484083 - Fall From Sling Hook Of Mobile Crane

Accident: 14484083 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 04/23/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1780549005/13/19851542Tsk Company,Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WORKING WITH A P & H HYDRAULIC CRANE (15 TON), USING A CHAIN SLING TO MOVE STEEL JOISTS AND METAL DECKING. THE EMPLOYEE APPARENTLY WAS RIDING ON THE SLING & SLING HOOK. THE CRANE OPERATOR SAW THAT THE EMPLOYEE'S FEET & LEGS WERE GOING TO STRIKE A PILE OF EARTH. THE CRANE OPERATOR RAISED THE BOOM. IN DOING SO, HE TWO BLOCKED THE BALL & HOOK. THE BALL & HOOK, WITH SLING, BROKE OFF. THE EMPLOYEE FELL TO THE GROUND (APPROXIMATELY 20 FEET) AND THE BALL, HOOK & SLING STRUCK THE EMPLOYEE. HE WAS KILLED.
Keywords: mobile crane, riding on equipment, fall, struck by, two-blocking, falling object, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17805490 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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