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Accident: 170096853 - Employee Crushed To Death By Overloaded Crane Boom

Accident: 170096853 -- Report ID: 1055360 -- Event Date: 11/03/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11552854911/03/19931721Root Paint & Glass Inc Dba Root Paint Inc
Employee #1 was helping to lift equipment off a roof with a crane. The weight of the equipment was not determined before it was lifted and the crane was overloaded. This, along with the lack of proper maintenance of the crane, caused the boom to collapse onto Employee #1. He died.
Keywords: collapse, inadequate maint, crane boom, work rules, overloaded, construction, equipment failure, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115528549 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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