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Accident: 801910 - Nine Employees Injured By Falling Debris From Roof

Accident: 801910 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 08/13/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30175668008/13/19982657So Pak Co. Packaging Inc.
Employees #1 through #9 were performing their normal job duties while a contractor was using a crane to replace the air conditioning system on the roof. When the contractor turned the machine to the left, the crane boom broke. A jib fell onto the roof and knocked a hole in it. Debris rained down on Employees #1 through #9, all of whom sustained minor cuts, bruises, and abrasions.
Keywords: roof, crane boom, struck against, equipment failure, laceration, abrasion, struck by, falling object, contusion, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301756680 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Janitors and cleaners
2 301756680 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Hand packers and packagers
3 301756680 Hospitalized injury Fracture Hand packers and packagers
4 301756680 Hospitalized injury Concussion Hand packers and packagers
5 301756680 Hospitalized injury Concussion Hand packers and packagers
6 301756680 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Hand packers and packagers
7 301756680 Hospitalized injury Concussion Hand packers and packagers
8 301756680 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Hand packers and packagers
9 301756680 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Hand packers and packagers

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