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Accident: 170070791 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Crane Outrigger

Accident: 170070791 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 06/05/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10446177706/06/19911794Triangle E. Corporation
Employee #1 and coworkers were preparing to use a 40T Lorain LRT 400 crane, serial #37197. to remove propane tanks weighing between 44,000 and 55,000 lb from truck. He was retrieving a foot for the crane outrigger from between the crane and the truck when the crane lunged forward as a result of increased power to the outrigger. He was crushed and killed, sustaining multiple fractures to his pelvic region and massive vascular injuries. The employer did not provide training.
Keywords: fracture, crane outrigger, work rules, construction, caught between, crushed, pelvis, off loading, untrained, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104461777 Fatality Fracture Helpers, construction trades

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