Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200374288 - Employee Is Killed While Adjusting Crane

Accident: 200374288 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 07/27/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31097117107/27/20072038Nestles Prepared Foods Company

Employee #1 was adjusting a photo eye and reflector on a HR Model Number SRM 4000 Hi-Rise Crane C in a large frozen prepared food establishment. The control room had seen an error message and called the mechanic on the radio to do a repair. Employee #1 was found kneeling with his head impaled onto a metal structure and he died of massive head trauma. The lock had not been applied to the disconnect and the crane was still in automatic mode. Employee #1 was killed.

Keywords: head, impaled, lockout, crane, puncture

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310971171 Fatality Puncture Machinery maintenance occupations

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.