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Accident: 108024.015 - Crane Operator Fractures Lumbar Vertebra When Crane Collapse

Accident: 108024.015 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 08/05/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1336260.01508/06/2018Bancroft Contracting Corporation

At 8:30 a.m. on August 5, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was operating a Luffing Boom Crane in windy conditions. He was taking wind spe ed readings when the luffing jib failed and the crane collapsed. Emergency serv ices transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a fractured lumbar vertebra.

Keywords: collapse, construction, crane, equipment failure, equipment operator, fracture, jib crane, repair, struck by, vertebra, windy
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  Alteration or rehabilitation   320

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1336260.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Crane Operator FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)

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