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Accident: 170888689 - Employee Injured In Fall While Dismounting Crane

Accident: 170888689 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 10/03/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12550166810/09/19961622R M Harris Co Inc
Employee #1 was working as an oiler on a truck crane, serial #18HA538, owner ID #116, at a construction site for a highway bridge over the river. He was dismounting the four-axle, 82-ton crane when he lost his footing and fell approximately 4 ft 10 in. from the deck. Employee #1 fractured three bones in his left ankle and sustained tendon damage, for which he required surgery and implanting of a steel plate. He also suffered contusions to his head and shoulders, and to the fingers on his left hand.
Keywords: fracture, tendon, truck crane, construction, descending, fall, lost balance, ankle, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125501668 Hospitalized injury Fracture Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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