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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14485502 - Employee Crushed By Crane Frame

Accident: 14485502 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 11/14/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10690981511/14/19895093William Kugler Brothers Inc.

At approximately 2:03 p.m. on November 14, 1989, Employee #1 was using a cutting torch to dismantle an old crane's five ton counter weight by making several cuts in the truck's frame which supported the five ton counter weight. Employee #1 was killed while working in a crouched position. Apparently he was cutting some of the frame when the five-ton counter weight shifted and fell on top of him. There were no witnesses to the accident.

Keywords: pinned, crushed, crane, cutting and burning

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106909815 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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