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Accident: 170067979 - Employee Hospitalized After Falling 23 Ft

Accident: 170067979 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 11/18/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11959905811/26/19929999Big Boy'S Rigging Service Inc
At 9:30 a.m. on November 15, 1992, Employee #1, his foreman, and a coworker, were attempting to move a floor grating. Employee #1 and the coworker were at one end of the grate, while the foreman was at the other end with a rope and pulley. When they lifted the floor grate, the foreman lost control of the rope and the grate fell through the opening it was covering. Employee #1's glove got caught in the grate and he was pulled through the opening. He fell 23 ft and was hospitalized.
Keywords: rope, glove, caught by, grating, fall, floor opening, lost control
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119599058 Hospitalized injury Other Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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