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Accident: 200201473 - Employee Killed When Struck By Hook Block Of The Crane

Accident: 200201473 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 07/23/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30393445907/23/20017353The Cat Rental Store-Division Of Yancey Brothers
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30393446707/23/20011796Tic-The Industrial Company
On July 23, 2001, Employee #1 was working in the CAT Rental Store. Another coworker was operating a 75-ton crane near the store. As the coworker started to lift the boom of the crane, he failed to extend his outriggers causing the crane to tip over on its side. When the crane tipped over, the hook block of the crane struck Employee #1 upon his head. The impact caused severe traumatic injuries. Employee #1 had been standing near the rear of his service truck.
Keywords: crane hook, unsecured, overturn, crane outrigger, struck by, crane, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant Other Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303934459 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
2 303934467 Occupation not reported

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