Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200270569 - Employee Killed By Derrick When Truck Overturns

Accident: 200270569 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 02/15/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30021957302/16/19991731Laesch Electric, Inc.
Employee #1 was helping remove the concrete base of a traffic light electrical control box. The base was being hoisted by a truck-mounted derrick and Employee #1 was steadying the load to keep the wire rope from twisting. During the lifting process, the truck overturned and Employee #1 suffered a ruptured aorta when he was struck by the derrick. He was administered first aid at the site and then transferred by ambulance to a local hospital. He was pronounced dead at 10:15 a.m.
Keywords: truck crane, construction, hoist, truck, mech mat handling, struck by, artery, overturn
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation $250,000 to $500,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300219573 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Traffic protection
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close