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Accident: 14254544 - Construction Employee Crushed By Falling Crane Boom

Accident: 14254544 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 06/12/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
303048306/12/19871622Blythe Industries, Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ASSIGNED THE JOB OF DISMANTLING A CRANE BOOM. AS HE WAS REMOVING THE BOTTOM TAPER PINS FROM BENEATH THE BUTT AND POINT JOINT SECTIONS, THE UNSUPPORTED AND UNSECURED SECTIONS PIVOTED DOWNWARDS ONTO HIM. HE RECEIVED FATAL BLUNT TRAUMA INJURIES AND COMPRESSION ASPHYXIA.
Keywords: unsecured, crane boom, work rules, construction, crushed, struck by, falling object, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3030483 Fatality Asphyxia Carpenters

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