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Accident: 201955937 - Two Employees Are Injured By Falling Flywheel

Accident: 201955937 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 11/20/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31399179611/23/20093317Jackson Tube Service, Inc.
On November 20, 2009, Employee #1 and #2, maintenance workers, were reinstalling a 1,050-lb. steel flywheel on a Tube cut off machine as part of a clutch pack service. While maneuvering the load with an adequate load rated synthetic sling, the sling broke at the sharp edge, and fell on Employee #1 and #2. Both employees suffered broken bones and contusions to their lower legs. Both were hospitalized for two days.
Keywords: fracture, maintenance, installing, clutch, struck by, flying object, contusion, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313991796 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 313991796 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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