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Accident: 200925428 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Crne Jib, Later Dies

Accident: 200925428 -- Report ID: 0355116 -- Event Date: 07/01/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31225274507/01/20081629Lantz Construction Co
Victim was assisting a crane operator with setting up crane. Pin to jib was stuck. A pry bar and a 2x4 was used to pry it loose. The jib broke loose and fell striking the victim in the lower back. The victim passed away appx. 5 hours later from internal injuries.
Keywords: maintenance, jib crane, back, fall, struck by, crane, pry bar
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Alteration or rehabilitation $20,000,000 and over 8 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312252745 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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