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Accident: 14343115 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Crane Boom

Accident: 14343115 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 05/08/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
168055205/09/19891629Ansley Marine Construction Company
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 18, 1989, Employee #1 was performing various repairs on a 1961 Link-Belt crawler crane. He was leaning into the drum area where he was grinding rough places when his right foot accidentally hit the boom lever, causing it to engage and fall. He was pinned between the boom and cab and crushed to death.
Keywords: repair, crane boom, pinned, work rules, control lever, crawler crane, construction, lockout, caught between, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1680552 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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