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Accident: 170392203 - Employee Killed When Pinned Under Fallen Boom Sections

Accident: 170392203 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 04/19/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12401432504/19/19957353David Steward Inc
At approximately 2:22 p.m. on April 19, 1995, Employee #1 and a crane operator were disassembling the point boom section from the butt boom section of a mobile truck crane. The booms were approximately 3 to 4 feet off the ground when Employee #1 went under the point and butt sections to knock out the two lower pins. The pendant lines were in place and the two sections collapsed, pinning Employee #1. He was killed.
Keywords: dismantling, unsecured, crane boom, pinned, truck crane, work rules, mobile crane, struck by, truck boom, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124014325 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Heavy equipment mechanics

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