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Accident: 201984804 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Crane Boom

Accident: 201984804 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 05/24/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30556625905/24/20021791Statewide Erectors, Inc
On May 24, 2002, Employee #1 was giving directions to a crew that was removing the counterweight of a 90-ton lattice boom crane when he was struck by the boom. He was crushed against the cab of the crane and killed.
Keywords: clearance, crane boom, work rules, construction, caught between, crushed, struck by, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305566259 Fatality Other Crane and tower operators FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Connecting
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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