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Accident: 201751492 - Crane Operator Killed When Crane Tips

Accident: 201751492 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 04/23/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30919352204/24/20061611Sema Construction, Inc.
On April 24, 2006, Employee #1, a crane operator, was using a hydraulic crane to lift and place concrete barriers on the side of a highway off-ramp. The crane tipped and the cab of the crane was crushed, killing Employee #1.
Keywords: highway, installing, roll-over, construction, crane cab, crushed, crane operator, hydraulic crane, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309193522 Fatality Other Crane and tower operators FallDist:
Cause: Bituminous concrete placement
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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