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Accident: 170174270 - Employee Struck By Crane Block

Accident: 170174270 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 07/13/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11182129408/14/19901611Glenwood Construction
Employee #1 was standing under a crane when a wire rope parted and he was struck by the crane block. No other load was present. The mobile hydraulic boom crane did not have a current, annual certificate; maintenance records were not kept, and a daily pre-use safety inspection was not conducted by the employee. Evidence shows that the crane was overloaded and/or double blocked, indicating a lack of adequate operator training and/or supervising.
Keywords: wire rope, inadequate maint, work rules, broken cable, equipment failure, inexperience, struck by, crane block, falling object, hydraulic crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111821294 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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