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Accident: 170066096 - Employee Injured When Struck In Head By Hand-Powered Hoist

Accident: 170066096 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 11/06/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11958102311/06/19951761Kenneth R. Brandenburger
Employee #1 was working on a sub-contracted roofing repair job. He placed a hand-powered hoist on the roof, but did not anchor it or provide it with counterweights. He pulled the hoistline taut and the hand-powered hoist toppled approximately 30 ft, striking him in the head. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: anchor, head, counterbalance, unsecured, work rules, construction, hoist, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119581023 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Roofers

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