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Accident: 14413140 - Employee Killed When Personnel Basket Falls

Accident: 14413140 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 06/28/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
144918007/06/19841542Empire Construction Co
A hydraulic crane was being used to lower a personnel basket carrying Employee #1 into the receiving leg of a feed lot. As the basket descended into the leg, it became caught on the side of the leg. This caused the crane's hook to slip out of the lifting eye of the basket, allowing it to fall 100 ft. Employee #1 died of injuries sustained in the fall.
Keywords: personnel cage, crane hook, unsecured, work rules, caught by, construction, fall, hydraulic crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1449180 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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