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Accident: 170902266 - Two Employees Injured In Fall With Crane Platform

Accident: 170902266 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 07/02/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12609368107/02/19977819Mjy Production
Employees #1 and #2, of Mighty Joe Young Production, were using a Pegasus crane to set up camera angles for a movie production. A pin broke on a parallel bar used to keep the elevated platform level. The platform broke off the boom end and Employees #1 and #2 were thrown to the ground while still attached to the platform by their seat belts. Both workers sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: pin, crane boom, equipment failure, fall, elevated work plat, work platform, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126093681 Hospitalized injury Concussion Photographers
2 126093681 Hospitalized injury Concussion Photographers

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