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Accident: 201923463 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Crane Sections

Accident: 201923463 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 04/28/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30831506804/28/20057353Jcr Crane, Inc.
On April 28, 2005, Employee #1 was separating a crawler-crane boom to add a 20-ft section. He failed to place any cribbing before positioning himself under the two sections he was to separate. When Employee #1 knocked out the two bottom pins of a boom joint, the two boom sections on either side of this joint dropped. He was struck by these sections and killed.
Keywords: head, boom, pin, crane boom, crawler crane, struck by, concussion, dunnage, crane, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308315068 Fatality Concussion Crane and tower operators

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