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Accident: 14341564 - Construction Employee Struck On Head By Falling Crane Boom

Accident: 14341564 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 08/17/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10120767808/17/19871771Fred Teitelbaum Construction Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10120765208/17/19871799H&R Hoist & Rentals Company Inc.

EMPLOYEE #1, AN ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR FOREMAN, WAS MARKING COLUMNS FOR ELECTRICAL PULL BOXES WHEN HE WAS STRUCK IN THE HEAD BY A FALLING JIB AND BOOM FROM A HYDRO-CRANE. HE WAS FATALLY INJURED. THE CRANE OUTRIGGERS WERE NOT EXTENDED AND THE CRANE FELL OVER WHEN THE BOOM WAS ROTATED TO THE SIDE.

Keywords: head, work rules, outrigger, crane boom, construction, struck by, falling object, crane

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101207678 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
2 101207652 Occupation Not Listed

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