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Accident: 200812329 - Employee Is Killed In Crane Collapse

Accident: 200812329 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 02/22/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31069013602/22/20071799Fagen, Inc.
Two employees were disassembling a lattice boom crane in order to add an extension for additional pick length. The boom was not cribbed or supported adequately to prevent it from falling on them. The holding pins for the boom section were knocked out while the employees were underneath the boom. The falling boom section struck both employees. Employee #1 sustained a fracture and was killed. Employee #2 was seriously injured, but the original report did not give any details, nor did it list Employee #2 on an Injury line.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, crane boom, struck by, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Refinery New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 15 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310690136 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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