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Accident: 170237655 - Employee Crushed To Death By Collapsing Crane Boom

Accident: 170237655 -- Report ID: 1055360 -- Event Date: 07/14/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11133627707/14/19931622Hurlen Construction Co
Workers were extending a crane boom. Employee #1, the operator, was under the live boom, which was suspended 4 ft above the ground, knocking out the connecting pins. The boom collapsed onto the employee when he drove out the pins. The boom, a Bucyrus Erie, model 30B, serial #134673, should have been cribbed up.
Keywords: collapse, pin, crane boom, work rules, construction, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111336277 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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