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Accident: 94490.015 - Crane Operator Is Injured When Crane Tips Over

Accident: 94490.015 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 04/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1222863.01504/05/2017Northeast Marine Construction
At 12:00 p.m. on April 3, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a water-related construction company, was engaged in lifting operations. He was operating a boom truck crane to lift marine packing material from the water and place it on land. The crane tipped over. Employee #1 was struck in the chest. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractured ribs and bruised shoulders. During the subsequent investigation, it was determined that the crane had been loaded with excessive weight.
Keywords: overloaded, struck by, shoulder, construction vehicle, construction, material handling, fracture, crane, boom truck, rib
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1222863.015 64 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Crane and tower operators

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