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Accident: 869206 - Employee Pinned By Falling Steel And Is Killed

Accident: 869206 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 11/13/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10123852511/13/19893443Riwco Corp.
Employee # 2 was operating a twenty ton overhead crane and was lifting a large draft tube assembly measuring 191 inches long by 132 inches high made of ten large steel plates of 0.75-in.-thick steel with individual dimensions of approximately 5ft by 10.5ft. The assembly was attached with a two leg sling and fastened to a lifting lug approximately at the center to balance the load. The weld on the lug broke and the assembly dropped. It fell on Employee #1, pinned him against a steel parts bin and killed him.
Keywords: crane hook, struck against, suspended load, overhead crane, struck by, sling, crane operator, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101238525 Fatality Other Welders and cutters

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