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Accident: 202317335 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Crane Structure And Beam

Accident: 202317335 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 10/01/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30476403810/02/20014789The Boeing Company
Employee #1 and other employees were in progress of maintenance/validation operations on a bridge crane. The crane superstructure was located near the ceiling of the building. While testing and assuring proper operation of the limit switches, the employees signaled for the crane to move. Employee #1 was standing in front of an air receiver on top of the crane structure while the crane was moving. There was an overhead structural beam that had approximately four inches of clearance from the top of the air receiver. Employee #1 was killed when he was crushed between the air receiver and the overhead structural beam.
Keywords: beam, air receiver, caught between, crushed, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304764038 Fatality Fracture Machinery maintenance occupations

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