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Accident: 111293.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crane Tips Over

Accident: 111293.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 11/17/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1361118.01511/19/2018White Construction, Inc.
At 12:40 p.m. on November 17, 2018, Employee #1 was assisting a coworker in plac ing a mechanical auxiliary support of a Liebherr LR 1500 crawler crane onto a tr uck trailer. The support weighed approximately 2.5 tons. The coworker loaded the mechanical auxiliary support by means of a JLG brand rough terrain forklift, Mo del G12-55A. Employee #1 stood on the bed of the trailer to help spot. After the support was initially placed on the trailer it was determined that there was a need to reposition the support on the trailer. A second attempt was made. At so me point during the second attempt as the coworker was telescoping the loaded ro ugh terrain forks away from the operators cab and towards the direction of the t ruck bed, with Employee #1 holding onto the spindle and walking backwards, Emplo yee #1 fell off of the trailer bed approximately 3-ft 4-inches to the ground be low. The mechanical auxiliary support became unstable and slipped off the forks of the rough terrain forklift and Employee #1 was ultimately stuck by the fallin g support and sustained fatal injuries. Employee #1 sustained a crushing injurie s to his abdomen after being struck by the falling mechanical auxiliary support of the crane and was killed.
Keywords: crane, falling object, powered industrial vehicle, struck by, tractor trailer, unstable load
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1361118.015 43 M Fatality Equipment Operator: Heavy FallDist: 3

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