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Accident: 202367777 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Gantry Assembly

Accident: 202367777 -- Report ID: 1055360 -- Event Date: 11/25/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31264761311/25/20081622A R Construction Inc
On November 25, 2008, Employee #1 was working on a lowboy during highway construction. A crane was lifting a 40,000 pound gantry assembly from a lowboy to the ground to be cleaned. Four straps carrying the load broke, causing the load to fall. It struck Employee #1. The nature of Employee #1's injuries was unspecified in the original narrative of this event.
Keywords: highway, suspended load, construction, gantry crane, equipment failure, struck by, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312647613 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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