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Accident: 200230464 - Employee Injured By Boom When Crane Overturns

Accident: 200230464 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 11/16/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30021145511/17/19981796American Fabrication, Inc.
Employee #1 was working in the vicinity of a crane that was being operated outside of its range of stability. The crane tipped over and the boom struck Employee #1 on the head. He suffered a concussion, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: head, crane boom, work rules, construction, struck by, concussion, crane, overturn, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300211455 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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