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Accident: 14352660 - Employee Injured When Struck By Falling Crane Boom

Accident: 14352660 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 12/23/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
197051612/23/19851622S. J. Groves & Sons Company

Employee #1 was using a portable truck-mounted drill rig to drill casings. A coworker was operating a truck crane and assisting in the drilling operation. The crane boom hoist brake failed, allowing the crane to fall and strike Employee #1. He required hospitalization.

Keywords: brake, drill operator, hoisting mechanism, crane boom, truck crane, construction, equipment failure, drill rig--non-oil, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1970516 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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