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Accident: 880997 - Employee Dies After Being Crushed By Crane Boom

Accident: 880997 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 06/27/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10711930707/21/19941623Dokken Construction, Inc.
While dismantling a crane boom, Employee #1 positioned himself under the boom's frame to pound out the key pin. When he removed the second lower pin, the boom section fell approximately 3 feet and pinned Employee #1 to the ground. He was hospitalized for head and neck injuries for 3 weeks. He died from his injuries.
Keywords: head, dismantling, unsecured, crane boom, pinned, construction, crushed, neck, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107119307 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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