Accident Report Detail
Accident: 943563 - Brakes Fail On Crane Causing Boom To Fall
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|15310972||10/02/1989||7353||Carolina Crane Corporation|
On the morning of October 2, 1989, at the corner of Jones and Wilmington Streets in Raleigh, North Carolina, Employee #1 was operating a Lima 90-Ton capacity friction crane trying to dry out the drums and brakes. While inching down the boom, the brake failed, sending the boom to the ground. No employees were injured.