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Accident: 200002723 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Debris

Accident: 200002723 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 05/23/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31221540305/23/20081711Apcom Power, Inc
On May 23, 2008, Employee #1, a crane operator for Maxim Crane Works, was conducting a wind test with no load. The crane boom fell to the ground, causing the cab to tip over. Employee #1 was killed when flying debris hit his head as he ran from the site.
Keywords: head, high wind, crane boom, construction, crane cab, struck by, concussion, flying object, overturn
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 14 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312215403 Fatality Concussion Boilermakers FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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