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Accident: 202597217 - Employee Crushes Foot When Struck By Crane Boom

Accident: 202597217 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 06/27/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31351867206/30/20091542Wickersham Construction & Engineering, Inc.
On June 27, 2009, Employee #1 and coworkers were dismantling a 70 ton P&H 670WLC crawler crane with a 120 ft main boom at the Havre de Grace Waste Water Treatment Plant in Havre de Grace, Maryland. As the crane was being disassembled, the boom fell and struck the right foot of Employee #1, crushing it. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he underwent treatment and surgery, and was hospitalized.
Keywords: crane boom, crushed, struck by, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 50
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313518672 Hospitalized injury Fracture Crane and tower operators FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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