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Accident: 201092459 - Employee Struck By Crane

Accident: 201092459 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 09/25/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30080712009/30/19987353Ost Crane Service
Employee #1 was on his knees reaching for the valve to turn on air hose next to crane outrigger box when the crane swung around and pinched Employee #1 between the counter weights and outrigger box. This caused Employee #1 to sustain three fractured ribs, a fractured shoulder, and collapsed lung. He was transported via air ambulance to the hospital.
Keywords: outrigger, counterbalance, pinned, air hose, valve, struck by, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300807120 Hospitalized injury Fracture Crane and tower operators

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