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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170696975 - Employee Injured When Caught Between Scraper Blade And Crane

Accident: 170696975 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 04/10/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11979263805/04/19985082Construction And Mining Services, Inc.
On April 10, 1998, Employee #1, a mechanic/painter, was using a truck crane to attach lifting cables to a 5 ft tall by 13 ft wide Komatsu scraper blade, #155. He was attempting to steady the blade, which was on wooden blocks, to hold it in position for painting. Employee #1 was walking between the crane and the blade when the blade tipped back toward the crane, catching him between the two pieces of equipment. He was hospitalized with a fractured pelvis.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, truck crane, mechanic, caught between, pelvis, blade, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119792638 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance

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