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Accident: 14378947 - Carpenter Killed When Struck By Crane Boom

Accident: 14378947 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 03/29/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
222506804/02/19851622Midwest Foundation Corporation
Employee #1, a carpenter, was working in the vicinity of a crane that was picking up a load from a trailer and putting it on a bridge deck. The crane's outriggers were not fully extended and the load was too heavy for the length and angle of the boom, causing the crane to fall onto its side. Employee #1 was crushed and killed by the boom.
Keywords: outrigger, carpenter, crane boom, work rules, overloaded, construction, crushed, crane, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2225068 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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