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Accident: 201923695 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Crane Weight

Accident: 201923695 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 07/07/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30831579507/07/20051622Williams Brothers Construction Co., Inc.
On July 7, 2005, Employee #1 and a coworker were replacing and realigning the tracks on a crawler crane utilizing a backhoe. The backhoe operator used the bucket to pull the track over. While moving the track, the bucket unhitched the counter weight from the rear of the crane. It fell on Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: fracture, maintenance, hoisting mechanism, crane counterweight, struck by, falling object, backhoe, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308315795 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Other

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