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Accident: 77380.015 - One Employee Is Killed And One Injured In Hoist Collapse

Accident: 77380.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 06/11/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1089971.01506/11/2015Shiloh Steel Erectors, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1070688.01506/11/2015Liberty Equipment & Supply, Inc
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on June 11, 2015, Employee #1, Employee #2, and cowor kers were erecting a two car personnel hoist. They set up the base and were plum bing up the mast sections. Employee #1 and Employee #2 were on top of the hoist car on the right. Coworkers on the hoist car on the left had descended to get a laser level. Just about the time the hoist car on the left had landed, the hoist car on the right along with the mast sections collapsed and fell over onto Empl oyee #1 and Employee #2. Employee #1 was killed. Employee #2 suffered multiple fractures of his facial and sinus bones, fractures of the left shoulder, tibia and fibular and other injuries.
Keywords: collapse, face, fracture, hoist, knee, leg, material handling, shoulder, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 14 50 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1089971.015 40 M Fatality Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Elevator, escalator installation
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2 1070688.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Elevator installers and repairers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Elevator, escalator installation
FatCause:

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