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Accident: 14408256 - Employee Killed By Boom Of Overturning Crane

Accident: 14408256 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 02/08/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11626575202/09/19974491Port Cooper/T Smith Stevedoring Co.
Employee #1 was driving a forklift. Nearby, a 200-ton mobile truck crane equipped with a 140-ft-long boom was unloading steel coils from an oceangoing vessel. Apparently the crane was overloaded, and it overturned on its side. The boom fell across the dock, striking the cab of Employee #1's forklift. He was killed. The mobile truck crane had been rented from another stevedoring company.
Keywords: longshoring, ind trk operator, crane boom, truck crane, work rules, overloaded, off loading, struck by, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116265752 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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