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Accident: 200750248 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Crane Boom

Accident: 200750248 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 05/19/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12191406305/19/19971791Armstrong Steel Erectors, Inc.
Employee #1 was underneath a crane boom, dismantling the boom sections. When he knocked out the pins, the crane boom fell on top of him. He was crushed and killed.
Keywords: dismantling, unsecured, crane boom, work rules, locking pins, construction, caught between, struck by, falling object, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Demolition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 121914063 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pile driving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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