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Accident: 202505731 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By A-Frame Of Crane

Accident: 202505731 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 04/30/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31218752904/30/20081771Miller Long & Arnold Co Inc
On April 30, 2008, Employee #1, a construction laborer, and two coworkers were up on a Piener SK 405 Tower crane, dismantling the crane. The jib section of the crane was being suspended by a mobile lattice boom crane, in preparation of being lowered to the ground. Some of the counterweights were already removed from the crane. Employee #1 released a pin holding the A-frame of the crane, which came down and struck him. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: asphyxiated, dismantling, boom, pin, jib crane, construction, crushed, struck by, tower, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 12 200 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312187529 Fatality Asphyxia Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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