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Accident: 200710226 - Employee Killed When Pinned By Falling Boom Section

Accident: 200710226 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 06/26/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30051299306/30/19971799Ats Drilling, Inc.
At 1:15 p.m. on June 26, 1997, Employee #1 was disassembling the boom of a FMC Link Belt truck crane to add on a 20 ft boom section. The crane operator had lowered the boom to disassemble the middle section. Employee #1 got under the boom and had removed the bottom pins when the boom section fell on him. He was pinned underneath and was killed.
Keywords: dismantling, boom, unsecured, pinned, truck crane, work rules, construction, crushed, struck by, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300512993 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Connecting
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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