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Accident: 200980993 - Worker Dismantle'S Crane'S Boom, Is Killed

Accident: 200980993 -- Report ID: 0855610 -- Event Date: 12/29/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31220129612/30/20085093Wyoming Fabrication And Machine Llc
On December 29, 2008, one of the owners of the company was working to dismantle a crane's boom in order to move the crane to a new location. The crane's boom was supported on the end of the crane but not properly supported near the center of the boom. The owner removed two pins from the center of the boom. When the second pin was removed, the boom dropped in the center, striking the owner and killing him.
Keywords: dismantling, crane boom, work rules, scrap yard, torso, caught between, struck by, falling object, crane, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312201296 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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