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Accident: 14532162 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Crane Boom

Accident: 14532162 -- Report ID: 1032100 -- Event Date: 07/13/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10189835107/16/19872092Dutch Harbor Seafoods Ltd
EMPLOYEE #1, WHO WORKED AS A PROCESSOR, WAS PERFORMING ROUTINE MAINTENANCE WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. FOR SOME REASON, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS HOLDING ONTO THE CRANE'S "SCHOONER LINE" WHEN ANOTHER EMPLOYEE BEGAN CRANKING THE WINCH TO LOWER THE BOOM. THE FOUR TON BOOM BEGAN TO FALL, WITH EMPLOYEE #1 STILL HANGING ONTO THE SCHOONER LINE. THE PIPE HANGER, WHICH HOLDS EXCESS CABLE FROM THE SCHOONER LINE, WAS RIPPED FROM ITS BASE, ALLOWING THE BOOM TO FALL AND STRIKE EMPLOYEE #1, KILLING HIM.
Keywords: crane boom, work rules, struck by, crane, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101898351 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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