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Accident: 200081776 - Crane Is Operator Injured When Hoist Wire Fails

Accident: 200081776 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 06/06/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11615100206/06/20034493American Wharf Development Corporation
On June 6, 2003, Employee #1, a crane operator, was using a 52-ton Mobile American Crane to lift a boat out of winter storage and place it into the water. When the boom hoist wire rope failed, it recoiled and struck Employee #1, lacerating his chest.
Keywords: chest, wire rope, crane boom, hoist, laceration, crane operator, storage area, boat, crane, hoistline
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116151002 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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