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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 19260550 A06 07/29/1985 08/15/1985 $0 $0 $0 08/15/1985 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 19260550 B02 07/29/1985 08/15/1985 $0 $0 $0 08/15/1985 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14511216 Event: 06/17/1985Employee Crushed And Killed By Falling Crane Boom
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on June 17, 1985, Employee #1 was working alone, dismantling two 20 ft long sections of a 60 ft long crane boom on an FMC Link Belt LS 108B crawler crane, serial #9lG5247. The boom sections were not blocked or supported in any way, except that the top of the boom was resting on the ground and the butt section of the boom was attached to the rotatable superstructure of the crane. As Employee #1 removed the two lower pins holding together the upper two boom sections, the crane boom below this connection fell to ground. Employee #1's body was crushed from his head to his hips; he was killed.
Keywords: dismantling, unsecured, blocks, crane boom, work rules, crawler crane, construction, crushed, struck by, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100300722 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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