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Accident: 14530042 - 2 Construction Employees Hurt When Crane Failed

Accident: 14530042 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 11/23/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10134199811/23/19871541United Engineers & Constructors
EMPLOYEE #2 WAS DIRECTING THE EXTRACTION OF A LARGE STEEL GATE CALLED A STOP LOG. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS RIDING THE LOAD, BUT WAS NOT TIED OFF. THE STOP LOG FELL, CAUSING A PART OF THE CRANE TO FAIL. EMPLOYEE #1 FELL APPROXIMATELY 20 FEET AND SUFFERED FRACTURES OF BOTH HANDS AND BOTH FEET. THE FALLING PART STRUCK EMPLOYEE #2 ON THE HEAD, THROWING HIM AGAINST THE FLOOR SO HARD THAT HE RECEIVED MULTIPLE RIB FRACTURES AND INTERNAL INJURIES.
Keywords: fracture, work rules, construction, rib, fall, struck by, falling object, hand, crane, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101341998 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 101341998 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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