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Accident: 200373520 - Employee Is Killed By Falling Crane Boom

Accident: 200373520 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 05/15/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30904808005/16/20051799East Coast Marine
On May 15, 2005, Employee #1 was below a lowered crane boom removing the pins holding the boom. After knocking out the second pin, he began to move from under the boom. The boom then fell on Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: head, boom, pin, crane boom, work rules, construction, crushed, struck by, concussion, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 16 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309048080 Fatality Concussion Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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