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Accident: 200020410 - Employee Injured When Crane Tips Backward

Accident: 200020410 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 02/11/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30002229002/11/1997162278 Construction Corp.
Employee #1 was using a 55 ton truck-mounted hydraulic crane to hoist steel sheeting and a pile vibrator. The crane exceeded its weight capacity, causing the front to tip up and the rear to tip down. Employee #1 sustained minor injuries.
Keywords: truck crane, work rules, overloaded, suspended load, hoist, crane, hydraulic crane, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300022290 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Connecting
FatCause: Other

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