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Inspection: 14842660 - Flynn & Emrich Company

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 2

Nr: 14842660Report ID: 0352420Open Date: 05/08/1984

Flynn & Emrich Company
1 Richlyn Dr
Belcamp, MD 21017
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3312/Steel Works, Blast Furnaces (Including Coke Ovens), and Rolling Mills
Mailing: 6322 Falls Rd, Baltimore, MD 21209

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/08/1984
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:05/08/1984
Emphasis: L:3300

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360588784    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14459580Event: 04/30/1984Casting Fell From Hook On Sling Of Overhead Crane
EMPLOYEE WAS LIFTING AN 1810 LB. CASTING WITH AN OVERHEAD CRANE WITH A SLING AND HOOK. HE MOVED IT TO A WOOD PALLET THAT WAS 36"X42" AND SET IT DOWN. THE CASTING WAS NOT TOTALLY ON THE PALLET, SO HE STARTED TO LIFT THE CASTING OFF THE PALLET & FLOOR, SO HE COULD REPOSITION THE CASTING CORRECTLY ON TO THE WOOD PALLET. AS HE LIFTED THE CASTING THE 2ND TIME, IT FELL OFF THE HOOK ONTO THE FLOOR, PALLET AND HIS LEFT FOOT. HOOK WAS NOT IN ITS PROPER POSITION FOR THE 2ND LIFT, DUE TO LOWERING IT TOO MUCH THE FIRST TIME AND FAILING TO POSITION THE HOOK ONTO THE CASTING BEFORE LIFTING IT THE 2ND TIME. EMPLOYEE ERROR.
Keywords: crane hook, casting, overhead crane, falling object, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 14842660 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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