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Accident: 200100436 - Employee Killed When Overhead Crane Falls

Accident: 200100436 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 11/04/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30191972611/05/19985051Ferrous Metal Processing
At 10:30 p.m. on November 4, 1998, Employee #1 was using a 30 ton overhead crane and a C-hook to move coils of steel when a building column collapsed and the crane fell. The cab, with Employee #1 inside, landed on top of steel coils stored on the floor. The cab shattered and Employee #1 sustained fatal crushing injuries.
Keywords: collapse, column, crane cab, crushed, overhead crane, fall, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301919726 Fatality Other Crane and tower operators

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