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Accident: 14246920 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Crane Boom

Accident: 14246920 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 08/04/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1769834108/07/19871795Coywreco, Inc.
Employee #1 was dismantling a ladder-type crane boom that measured 40 ft in length. The tab under the center split and drove out the two bottom pins. This allowed the heel section to drop out onto the employee's head, killing him.
Keywords: head, dismantling, boom, pin, crane boom, work rules, construction, equipment failure, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17698341 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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