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Accident: 170006100 - Employee Injured When Struck By Falling Bridge Crane Load

Accident: 170006100 -- Report ID: 1055360 -- Event Date: 01/24/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11540224001/24/19962295Fiberglass Technology Industries Inc
A crane operator inadvertently carried a load over Employee #1. At that moment, the floor pendant cable moved an after-market quick-release lever on the vacuum lift, causing the vacuum pads to release the plywood panel backing board. It struck Employee #1on the head and he reported neck and upper back injuries. Employee #1 He was treated at Valley Hospital and released.
Keywords: board, unsecured, work rules, suspended load, struck by, falling object, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115402240 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported

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