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Accident: 86858.015 - Employee Is Killed When Gantry Crane Cab Separates And Falls

Accident: 86858.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 07/15/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1162934.01507/15/2016Nassau Terminals, Llc
On July 15, 2016, Employee #1 was operating a gantry crane lowering the boom. The boom's wire rope snapped and the crane lifted off of its track. The cab separated from the trolley and it fell with Employee #1 inside. The employee died in the accident.
Keywords: wire rope, boom, boom support cable, gantry crane, equipment failure
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1162934.015 59 M Fatality Fracture Electricians

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