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Accident: 200644078 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Dolly Of Crane

Accident: 200644078 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 03/28/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31100511003/28/20081791Bennett Steel, Inc.
On March 28, 2008, Employee #1 was assisting a coworker in preparing a Terex Demag AC 140 crane truck and dolly for over the road travel. The coworker was in the cab, and Employee #1 was between the crane and the dolly. The dolly was parked approximately 8 ft behind the crane on the downside of a small hill, which had a difference in elevation of 2-in. As Employee #1 attached the air lines, the park brakes of the dolly disengaged, causing the dolly to roll forward. As the dolly rolled forward, Employee #1 was struck in the head and killed.
Keywords: head, crane carriage, caught between, crushed, struck by, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Other Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311005110 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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