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Accident: 170812333 - Employee Injured When Crane Overturns

Accident: 170812333 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 01/18/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12016962801/19/19951542Benco Contracting And Engineering Co.
Employee #1, a truck driver working for D & R Transportation, was picking K rail off the side of a highway using a Grove 35 ton hydraulic truck crane, derated to 14 1/2 tons. When Employee #1 swung the crane over the truck to put the K rail on the flatbed, the crane tipped over on its side, pinning Employee #1 inside the cab. There were no serious injuries. Employee #1 was in the hospital, but only for observation.
Keywords: pinned, truck crane, construction, crane cab, crane, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120169628 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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