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Accident: 202501490 - Employee Is Injured When Crane Boom Collapses

Accident: 202501490 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 03/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31185888003/18/20081541Urs Corp Washington Division
On March 18, 2008, an employee, a crane operator, was operating a Manitowac Model Number 111 Crawler with a 190 foot lattice boom. He attempted to reach out past the 42 degree limit specified on the manufacture's load chart to pick up a load which was 28 feet past the radius limit specified in the same chart. The crane turned over and the boom struck the ground. The employee received bruises to the abdomen but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: abdomen, collapse, crane boom, crane operator, contusion, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 10 160
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311858880 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Crane and tower operators FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls
FatCause: Lifting operations

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