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Accident: 14258487 - Employee Crushed And Killed By Overhead Crane

Accident: 14258487 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 09/15/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30232657409/16/19983312Bethlehem Lukens Plate Division, Beth. Steel Corp.
Employee #1 was using a remote-controlled overhead crane to move a stack of steel plates from a stockpile to a position where trucks were located. He became caught between the crane's lifting device with the load of steel and another stockpile of steel plates. Employee #1 was crushed and killed.
Keywords: steel plate, remote control, work rules, suspended load, caught between, crane lifting beam, crushed, overhead crane, crane operator, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302326574 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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