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Accident: 112035.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Crane Jib And Incurs Multiple

Accident: 112035.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 12/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1367851.01512/21/2018Midwest Equipment Company
At 2:00 p.m. on December 18, 2018, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a cons truction equipment company, were part of a multi-employer construction project, the installation of a 285-foot transmission tower. They were mounting the top j ib and base section to the boom head of a Tadano ATF 220G-5 All-Terrain hydro mo bile crane. The jib, which was not secured, rolled off the crane, fell, and str uck Employee #1. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, wh ere he was treated for multiple injuries including fractures of the ribs, pelvis , thighbone, and back, a collapsed lung, and kidney damage.
Keywords: back, blunt force trauma, collapsed lung, construction, crane boom, falling object, fracture, installing, jib crane, kidney, mobile crane, pelvis, rib, struck by, thigh, transmission tower, unsecured
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition   0 285
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1367851.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Crane and tower operators

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