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Accident: 170189088 - Employee Injured When Struck By 2,000 Lb Iron Gate

Accident: 170189088 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 12/06/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11215548612/11/19911721Borbon Inc
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on December 6, 1991, Employee #1 was instructed by his foreman to paint a newly installed and unfinished wrought iron gate at the premises of a building under construction. Unknown to the foreman, the gate stopper had not been installed and the 2,000 lb gate was being held in place by a 3/4 in. nylon rope tied to a fence. When Employee #1 came to the point where the bottom part of the iron gate was obstructed by a concrete plant box, he apparently untied the rope and pulled out the rolling gate beyond its guide. The gate fell onto Employee #1, lacerating his head and dislocating his hip bone.
Keywords: head, unsecured, construction, laceration, dislocated, struck by, falling object, hip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112155486 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Painters, construction and maintenance

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