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Accident: 202648119 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Section Of Crane

Accident: 202648119 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 11/22/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31351501712/06/20111542Garcia Juarez Const Inc Dba Onsite Krushing Co
At about 9:44 a.m. on November 21, 2011, Employee #1 (with a general contractor) and a coworker (operator and lead mechanic), were using a crane (P & H, 15 ton capacity) to dismantle the boom of another crane (Petybone, 100 ton capacity). Employee #1 was removing bolts that held a section of the boom (about 22 ft long and weighing about 600 lbs). As he removed the last of 12 bolts, the section swung and struck him. Employee #1 was hospitalized for serious injuries to his head, neck, and back.
Keywords: head, dismantling, unsecured, suspended load, back, neck, struck by, crane, unstable load
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313515017 Hospitalized injury Other Helpers, mechanics and repairers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Other

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