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Accident: 200801439 - Falling Gantry Crane Strikes Employee

Accident: 200801439 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 09/13/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30838216709/14/20053713General Motors Corporation
On September 13, 2005, a gantry crane fell from its track and struck an employee working on the Motor Line. A structural member failed causing the crane to fall. The employee suffered crushed vertebrae, a skull fracture, and head lacerations. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, head, mechanic, gantry crane, equipment failure, laceration, struck by, falling object, vertebra, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308382167 Hospitalized injury Fracture Assemblers

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