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Accident: 14300537 - No Employees Injured When Crane Boom Collapses

Accident: 14300537 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 05/28/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10591715706/15/19871542G W Murphy Construction Co Inc
An 85 ton Loran truck-mounted crane, MC-715, was being used to lift a 17 ton, 30 ft long by 8 ft high precast octagonal-shaped module from a 72 ft high control tower. As the module was being lowered to the ground, the 190 ft long crane boom collapsed approximately 15 ft below its tip. There were no employee injuries.
Keywords: crane boom, construction, equipment failure, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 105917157

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