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Accident: 200670164 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Crane And Light Pole

Accident: 200670164 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 07/17/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30048973907/18/19964789Parsec Inc
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on July 17, 1996, Employee #1 was riding on the outside of a Mi-Jack 100,000 lb capacity crane being driven from one track to another. He was standing on a step leading up to the operator's cab when the operator failed to see a concrete light pole while making a right turn. The crane's right side struck the light pole, crushing and killing Employee #1.
Keywords: clearance, work rules, equipment operator, struck against, riding on equipment, caught between, crushed, utility pole, crane, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300489739 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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