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Accident: 14386965 - Overturn Of Mobile Crane

Accident: 14386965 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 08/09/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
159552908/10/19845051New Steel Warehouse Division
ON AUGUST 9, 1984, AT APPROXIMATELY 12:30 AM, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS TRAVELLING WITH A LOAD SUSPENDED FROM THE HOOK OF THE CRANE. THE LOAD WAS NOT SAFELY RIGGED NOR WERE TAG LINES USED. WHEN THE CRANE STOPPED THE LOAD SHIFTED AND PULLED THE CRANE BOOM AND CRANE ONTO ITS SIDE. THE DRIVER/OPERATOR OF THE CRANE WAS CRUSHED BETWEEN THE CRANE CANOPY AND THE GROUND. SEATS BELTS WERE NOT PROVIDED.
Keywords: rigging, crane boom, roll-over, load shift, crushed, tag line, crane operator, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1595529 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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