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Accident: 920397 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Boom

Accident: 920397 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 06/13/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11006245206/16/19924953Waste Management Inc. Of Florida
On June 13, 1992, Employee #1 was operating a truck-mounted crane. He was loading debris into a truck's bed when the boom section suddenly fell back against him. Employee #1, who was between the back of the truck's cab and the crane's operating controls, was crushed and killed when the torque tube broke in the base mount.
Keywords: loading, boom, crane boom, truck crane, equipment failure, crushed, struck by, crane operator, falling object, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110062452 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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