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Report: Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part at Steel Masters LP in Sugar Land, Texas

DATE: 11/07/19

On November 7, 2019, an employee was signaling a 75-ton crane from the ground. It began to rain, and a galvanized tube (12 feet long, 4 feet in diameter, weighing 500 pounds) slipped from the crane’s rigging and fell. It bounced from a second-story beam and hit the employee, breaking a bone in the employee’s foot and cracking three ribs.

Report ID 20191111627  
Date 11/07/2019  
UPA 1517172  
Inspection 1444088  
Primary NAICS 236220  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 899 Multiple body parts, n.e.c.
Source 4123 Metal pipes, tubing
Secondary Source 3430 Cranes, unspecified
Event 6233 Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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