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Accident: 201923489 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling Crane Boom

Accident: 201923489 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 05/10/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30831519105/10/20051799Industrial Texas Corp.
The company had completed the job and was dismantling a crawler crane. Employee #1 was removing the boom connector pins. Employee #1 was positioned under the boom. Employee #1 removed the second bottom connector pin and the boom collapsed, striking him. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: dismantling, crane boom, struck by, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308315191 Fatality Other Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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