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Accident: 201380987 - Employee Killed When Struck By Crane Boom

Accident: 201380987 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 10/31/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31104973810/31/20071796Tomar Construction Llc
At approximately 12:52 p.m. on October 31, 2007, Employee #1 was working as a spotter for the removal of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) piping at the bottom of an aerator basin. The truck crane onsite was staged above an unleaded tank. The right rear outrigger of the crane broke through the asphalt, causing the crane to lean to the side. This resulted in the telescoping boom striking and killing Employee #1 on the walkway.
Keywords: maintenance, crane outrigger, crane boom, truck crane, construction, back, unstable surface, struck by, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311049738 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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