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Accident: 14465744 - Crane Operator Struck And Killed By Crane Boom

Accident: 14465744 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 04/22/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12355922104/25/19941611Ramex Construction Co., Inc.
On or about April 24, 1994, Employee #1, a crane operator, was dismantling the boom of a crane. He was underneath the intermediate section taking out the pins when the intermediate and butt sections gave way, striking and killing him. The crane was a FMC link belt crawler crane, serial #9LG4903. The boom was approximately 60 ft long, with a 20 ft (6.096m) point section.
Keywords: dismantling, unsecured, crane boom, work rules, construction, struck by, falling object, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123559221 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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