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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14428890 - Employee Killed When Caught By Shifting Boom

Accident: 14428890 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 04/05/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10003114504/14/19881799Cowen Crane Service Company
Employee #1 had attached the wire rope lifting cable onto the hook of a truck crane so that the 50 ft section of boom could be unloaded from the boom truck. As the crane operator began to raise the boom, the lifting cable came loose or rendered, causing the boom to shift. Employee #1 was caught between the boom and the counterweight on the boom truck and killed.
Keywords: boom, counterbalance, truck crane, construction, caught between, cable logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100031145 Fatality Cancer Occupation not reported

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