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Accident: 200553196 - Employee Killed In Crane Accident

Accident: 200553196 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 12/22/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30596239112/23/20031622F. Miller & Sons, Inc.
On December 22, 2003, Employee #1 and coworkers were unloading concrete pilings, weighing 53,000 lbs, from truck/trailers using a crane. While unloading the second piling, the crane tipped, causing the main pendant lines that were supporting the boom to fail. The boom fell to the ground and struck Employee #1 on the head. Employee #1 was pronounced dead.
Keywords: head, hoisting mechanism, piling, hoist, overhead crane, struck by, mech malfunction, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305962391 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pile driving
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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