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Accident: 977058 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Crane Boom

Accident: 977058 -- Report ID: 0454735 -- Event Date: 04/22/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11107031404/24/19919311Chester County-Highway
On April 22, 1991, Employee #1 was helping repair a bridge in Chester County, TN. At about 11:15 a.m., the Bantam crane lifted a concrete bridge slab. When the slab was 6 to 12 inches from the roadbed, the main boom cable broke, causing the boom to fall and strike Employee #1. He died.
Keywords: concrete slab, crane boom, broken cable, equipment failure, struck by, bridge, falling object, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111070314 Fatality Concussion Helpers, construction trades

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