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Accident: 170758726 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Boom Section

Accident: 170758726 -- Report ID: 0454711 -- Event Date: 07/20/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12733488607/21/19981611Chancellor & Sons Inc
Employee #1 was removing a pin from the left lower section of a boom when it fell onto his neck and shoulders. He was killed.
Keywords: shoulder, unsecured, crane boom, work rules, construction, neck, struck by, falling object, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition $500,000 to $1,000,000 3 50 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127334886 Fatality Fracture Crane and tower operators FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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