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Accident: 14399877 - Crane Operator Killed When Crane Overturns

Accident: 14399877 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 05/03/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
246989805/03/19851791Mosher Industries
Employee #1, a crane operator, was using the load line of a 15.5-ton Grove extensible-boom truck crane to hoist a piece of structural steel. The crane's outriggers were not extended, allowing the unit to overturn toward the operator's side of the cab. The truck crane was parked next to a stack of structural steel and Employee #1 was crushed against the steel. He was killed.
Keywords: crane outrigger, truck crane, work rules, construction, crushed, crane operator, overturn, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2469898 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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