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Accident: 170191019 - Employee Injured In 17 Ft Fall From Crane Hook

Accident: 170191019 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 12/23/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11204134801/03/19910783Abel Diaz Econo Crane Service
Employee #1 and his employer were using a crane to remove a tall cactus. Employee #1 rode the hook of the crane to a height of about 17 ft to attach a choker to the cactus. He slipped off the hook and fell to the ground, fracturing his right leg.
Keywords: fracture, crane hook, work rules, slip, riding on equipment, fall, crane, leg, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112041348 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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