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Accident: 200514669 - Worker Is Struck And Killed By Falling Drivetrain Assembly

Accident: 200514669 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 05/12/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31218689305/13/20085084Dom-Ex Incorporated
On May 12, 2008, an employee was working for a wholesale distributor of machinery, equipment, and supplies. He was in the firm's laydown yard, operating a boom truck crane to lift and move a hub and spindle assembly of a rear axle, which weighed approximately 7,500 pounds. As the employee was lifting the unit, the hub and spindle separated, causing the spindle to fall from the crane. It struck the employee around his head and torso, killing him.
Keywords: boom truck, head, unsecured, crane boom, torso, laceration, crane operator, falling object, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312186893 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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