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Accident: 571422 - Employee Crushed By Collapsing Wall Of Stacker Crane Cab

Accident: 571422 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 08/16/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
126951308/17/19845051Joseph T Ryerson & Son Inc
Employee #1, a maintenance worker in a warehouse for carbon alloy rods and bars, was standing in the cab of a four-axis P & H Powermast overhead stacker crane (Model No. CS 20016 with a capacity of 5 tons). He was approximately 8 feet above the floor, disengaging the crane from a minor collision with a skewed empty steel container pan in the aisle of a storage rack. He operated the controls incorrectly, and the crane continued in a forward direction. The protruding steel pan struck the steel sidewall of the crane, pushing it into the employee. He was crushed to death.
Keywords: stacker crane, collision, crane cab, crushed, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1269513 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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