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Accident: 202492559 - Employee Fractures Leg While Loading Crane On Trailer

Accident: 202492559 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 10/04/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582779011/03/20115093North State Recycling
On October 4, 2011, Employee #1, an equipment operator, was loading a Link-Belt crane onto a lowboy trailer bed. The crane's cab was removed and then chained to the crane for secure roadway transport to the repair shop. Employee #1 was standing between the chained cab and the cab's frame as he drove it onto the trailer. The chain broke and pinned Employee #1 between the cab and frame. Employee #1 sustained a fracture to his right lower leg and was not hospitalized.
Keywords: chain, loading, fracture, pinned, equipment operator, caught between, crane cab, broken chain, crane, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125827790 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Crane and tower operators

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