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Accident: 170374037 - Employee Punctures Lung In Fall From Elevator Car

Accident: 170374037 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 04/19/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11969458605/19/19931629Rigging International
Employee #1, an iron worker, had completed work on an exterior container crane elevator and was climbing down from the top of the elevator car. He lost his grip for unknown reasons and fell approximately 21 feet, receiving multiple facial fractures and a punctured lung. No accident related violations were determined.
Keywords: fracture, lung, iron worker, work rules, construction, descending, fall, fall protection, elevator, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119694586 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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