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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 106159874 - Colonial Rigging & Contracting Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Syracuse

Nr: 106159874Report ID: 0215800Open Date: 08/21/1997

Colonial Rigging & Contracting Corp.
Alcan Aluminum Plant Lake Rd. North
Oswego, NY 13126
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: P. O. Box 153, Syracuse, NY 13206

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/19/1997
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:11/19/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200880094Event: 08/21/1997Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Crane Block
Employee #1 was working in a basement, installing a new heat exchanger. A 125-ton overhead crane with an auxiliary 15-ton hook assembly had been used to maneuver the heat exchanger into position. The crane operator was raising the hook and repositioning the cab-operated crane, the block assembly broke free and fell into the basement, striking and killing Employee #1. The wire rope suspending the hook assembly had sheared as the hook assembly two-blocked into the underside of the crane bridge.
Keywords: work rules, broken cable, construction, overhead crane, struck by, two-blocking, pulley, crane block, falling object, sheared
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 106159874 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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