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Accident: 201405750 - Employee Injured After Being Struck By Falling Box

Accident: 201405750 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 01/08/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12496523701/18/20021761Royal Roofing Co Inc
On January 8, 2002, Employee #1 was lowering boxes on a hand hoist when one of the boxes became disengaged. The box struck Employee #1 as he was descending a ladder. The hook on hoist line did not have a safety latch. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: safety latch, unsecured, ladder, construction, hoist, struck by, falling object, hoistline
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 124965237 Hospitalized injury Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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