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Accident: 780650 - Employee Dies When Struck By Collapsed Crane Boom

Accident: 780650 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 11/02/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12378285611/02/19941629Yager Materials Inc.
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on November 2, 1994, employees were driving steel beams into the ground with a pile driver and an 80 ton crawler crane. The keeper pin broke and the boom collapsed, crushing Employee #1. He died.
Keywords: crane boom, construction, equipment failure, crushed, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123782856 Fatality Other Supervisors, n.e.c.

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