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Accident: 200672939 - Employee Killed When Struck By Crane Alignment Bar

Accident: 200672939 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 08/17/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30318500308/18/20003271Krehling Industries, Inc.
Employee #1, a spotter in the kiln area, was helping a crane operator align the crane lifting mechanism with rows of bricks on wooden pallets. The crane picked up the bricks and moved them to the other end of the kiln. During this maneuver, or on the crane's return to pick up another load, Employee #1 was struck and killed by the crane's alignment bar. He was not wearing a hard hat at the time of the accident.
Keywords: clearance, head, hard hat, signalman, work rules, crane lifting beam, mech mat handling, struck by, flying object, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303185003 Fatality Fracture Crane and tower operators

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