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Accident: 201153418 - Employee Injured When Struck By Block Of Overhead Crane

Accident: 201153418 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/03/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12596375107/24/20003316Ameron International, Water Transmission Group
At 2:30 p.m. on April 3, 2000, Employee #1 was hooking up the overhead crane onto the 30-ton capacity steel block or bale. The block of the overhead crane hit the steel bale, causing it to fall over, striking Employee #1 on his left leg. Employee #1 was hospitalized for a total of two months with a crushed left foot that eventually had to be amputated up to his knee.
Keywords: fracture, amputated, steel block, overhead crane, struck by, crane block, foot, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125963751 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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