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Accident: 200822633 - Employee Is Injured By Falling Steel Parts

Accident: 200822633 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 06/28/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30814644807/09/20043312O'Neal Steel
On June 28, 2004, Employee #1 was working at a Fabri-Punch machine (Number PO7), moving finished steel parts (Number M101162-005) from the machine to a series of sawhorses with a jib crane and a magnet. As the employee set the eighth part onto the bundle, the bundle became imbalanced. The load of steel parts fell and struck his hip area, causing him to fall to the ground in a sitting position with the 3,600 pound-load landing on his pelvis and legs. Employee #1 was hospitalized with two fractures of his left leg, a lacerated liver, and a fractured pelvis.
Keywords: magnet, steel plate, fracture, unsecured, jib crane, liver, struck by, falling object, punch press, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308146448 Hospitalized injury Fracture Misc. metal & plastic processing machine operators

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