Accident Report Detail
Accident: 117622.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Falling Counterweight
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1412698.015||07/02/2019||Berkel And Company Contractors, Inc|
At 10:15 a.m. on July 2, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working at a heavy construction project that involved pile driving in prepar ation for laying the deep foundation support for a three-story parking structure . Employee #1 was working from the basket of an aerial device and assisting wit h the set up of the pile driving equipment, including counterweights for a Liebh err 1200 crawler crane. He was the designated rigger and signal person. During the rigging of the 10,000 pound counterweights, a counterweight fell from the s ling, first striking the crane's cab and then falling onto Employee #1 in the ae rial basket. Employee #1 sustained fatal crushing injuries.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Other heavy construction||New project or new addition||X|
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite