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Accident: 200671055 - Employee Killed In Fall When Truck Crane Overturns

Accident: 200671055 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 10/14/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30049632011/03/19971731Lynn Electric, Inc.
Employee #1, the operator of a truck-mounted crane, was lifting a concrete utility pole when the crane tipped over. He fell approximately 10 ft and was transported to a medical facility, where he died 11 days later.
Keywords: truck crane, work rules, suspended load, construction, fall, mech mat handling, crane operator, crane, overturn, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300496320 Fatality Fracture Crane and tower operators FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Lifting operations

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