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Accident: 201042058 - Employee'S Leg Is Amputated By Falling Spool

Accident: 201042058 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 11/24/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30821377611/24/20047353Dielco Crane And Rigging Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30821416211/29/20048711Schwager Davis, Inc.
Employee #1, a job foreman and crane rigger, was loading two steel spools of rubber belts onto a flatbed trailer to be delivered to a construction site. As the load was lifted to the level of the truck bed, two nylon slings broke and the heavy spool fell, striking Employee #1 who was positioned under the load. As a result, his left leg was severed below the knee.
Keywords: amputated, spindle, mech mat handling, leg, truck, struck by, sling, flatbed truck, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308213776 Occupation not reported
2 308214162 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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