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Accident: 14521629 - Employee Crushed And Killed Between Gantry And Lift Device

Accident: 14521629 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 06/20/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10329616606/21/19901622Traylor Brothers
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on June 20, 1990, four employees were attempting to raise the gantry on a Manitowoc 3900W crane. Employee #1 was driving out the last pin. After three or four attempts, the pin was driven out of the backstraps and the gantry fell, pinning and crushing Employee #1 between the gantry and the gantry lifting device. He was killed.
Keywords: pinned, work rules, locking pins, construction, gantry crane, crushed, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103296166 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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