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Accident: 171063126 - Employee'S Leg Fractured When Struck By Falling Crane Load

Accident: 171063126 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 09/10/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12677709309/11/19971791Olsen-Beal Associates
Employee #1, of Geneva Steel, was part of a crew using a crane to remove a large steel roll from a line. The load was being raised when the choker cable broke and the steel roll fell, pinning Employee #1 against a hot piece of equipment. He fractured his right leg in separate places and suffered a third-degree burn. Employee #1 was in sight of the crane operator when the accident occurred.
Keywords: burn, fracture, suspended load, broken cable, construction, equipment failure, choker cable, falling object, crane, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126777093 Hospitalized injury Fracture Boilermakers FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Landing Materials (Hoi
FatCause: Other

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