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Accident: 14425144 - Two Employees Injured When Struck By Crane Parts

Accident: 14425144 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 02/13/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10669887102/13/19923731Louisiana Dock Company
Employees #1 and #2 were using two cranes to lift a small boat when the clevis of the 3500 crane broke. Employee #1 was struck by the boom pennet cable and Employee #2 was struck by the clevis when it flew into the cab of the crane. Both were hospitalized as a result of their injuries. The deadman for the pennet tip section of the boom had a 5 1/4 in. hollow section that should have been solid.
Keywords: crane boom, equipment failure, struck by, falling object, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106698871 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 106698871 Hospitalized injury Fracture Crane and tower operators

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