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Accident: 200850980 - Employee Dies After Falling Crane Boom Amputates Arm

Accident: 200850980 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 11/03/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30062245311/05/19991799Riggins Monument Company
Employee #1 was using a crane truck to lift an approximately 12,000 lb concrete hatchway when the crane's boom detached from the truck, amputating his right arm. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he died approximately 38 hours later.
Keywords: amputated, unsecured, crane boom, truck crane, work rules, construction, struck by, arm, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300622453 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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