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Accident: 14314462 - Employee Killed By Falling Crane Boom

Accident: 14314462 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 02/16/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1799997002/16/19894491Amquip Corporation
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1799995402/16/19894491Independent Pier Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1800015802/17/19894491Tioga Fruit Terminal, Inc.
Employee #1 was in the vicinity of an 80 ton Grove hydraulic truck crane that was hoisting six pallets of fruit from a vessel to the shore in a longshoring cargo handling operation. The crane tipped over and the crane boom fell to the ground, striking the back of Employee #1's head and killing him.
Keywords: longshoring, head, crane boom, truck crane, work rules, struck by, falling object, crane, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17999970 Occupation Not Listed
2 17999954 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
3 18000158 Occupation Not Listed

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