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Accident: 200997732 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Crane

Accident: 200997732 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 07/26/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31312687207/27/20093312Arcelormittal
Employee #1 was walking on the ground while working with a gantry crane. Employee #1 was walking south with the gantry crane behind her. Employee #1 was struck by the crane and dragged 100 yards to the stopping point of the crane. The crane operator could not see or talk to Employee #1 on the radio. As the operator approached an open area he noticed Employee #1's torso and called on the radio for help. The crane operator stated "I think I ran her over" according to supervisor that heard the radio call. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: gantry crane, dragged, struck by, run over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313126872 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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