Accident Report Detail
Accident: 69297.015 - Employee Is Crushed By Crane And Killed
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1011452.015||12/03/2014||Borsheim Builder Supply, Inc.|
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on December 2, 2014, Employee #1 was working with a c rew that was preparing a Liebherr LTM 1220 5.2 265 ton mobile crane for transit by coupling the crane's boom to a boom dolly. The crane operator backed the cran e into position in front of the dolly and positioned the boom over the dolly. A ir lines from the dolly were connected to the cranes pneumatic system in order t o inflate the dolly's suspension and power the pneumatic pins that secure the bo om to the dolly. The dolly was designed to release its spring applied brakes onc e air is introduced into its pneumatic system. The dolly was parked on an inclin e of approximately 5 degrees without chock blocks. After the air lines were conn ected, the brakes were released and the dolly rolled forward pinning Employee #1 against the back of the crane crushing him. Employee #1 was killed.
|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