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Inspection: 2896918 - Borson Const Co

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

Nr: 2896918Report ID: 0552700Open Date: 12/20/1985

Borson Const Co
12600 Marion Ln
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1522/General Contractors-Residential Buildings, Other Than Single-Family
Mailing: 2001 Killebrew Dr Po Box 1611, Bloomington, MN 55440

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/26/1985
Close Case:12/31/1985

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360760516    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 690347Event: 12/20/1985Hand Contacted Rotating Motor Fins, Fractured Knuckles
AT APPROXIMATELY 7:45 AM ON DECEMBER 20, 1985, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS STARTING A TOWER CRANE. THE CRANE SWING BRAKE HAD FROZEN UP OVERNIGHT AS A RESULT OF THE EXTREMELY COLD WEATHER. IN AN EFFORT TO FREE THE BRAKE, EMPLOYEE #1 ACCIDENTALLY RUBBED HIS RIGHT HAND AGAINST THE MOTOR'S ROTARY COOLING FANS. EMPLOYEE #1 SUFFERED FRACTURED AND LACERATED KNUCKLES ON HIS RIGHT HAND. HE WAS HOSPITALIZED.
Keywords: fracture, rotating parts, finger, construction, laceration, frozen, hand, crane, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2896918 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction trades, n.e.c.

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