Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170190284 - Two Employees Injured When Struck By Metal H-Column

Accident: 170190284 -- Report ID: 0950634 -- Event Date: 10/24/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11215300212/13/19903312Riverside Steel
At approximately 5:40 p.m. on October 24, 1990, Employee #1 was using a 5-ton overhead bridge crane to lift a 28 ft long metal H-column. He intended to stack the column in a storage area west of the shop. Employee #1 had to raise the column to waist level to clear some structures before moving it. When he pushed the switch, the column moved toward him and pinned him on his back. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization. Employee #2 tried to free him by pushing on the column. It swayed back at him, striking and injuring his arm.
Keywords: pinned, steel column, overhead crane, struck by, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112153002 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Helpers, mechanics and repairers
2 112153002 Hospitalized injury Other Lay-out workers

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close