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Inspection: 304628837 - James Allen Construction

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta East

Nr: 304628837Report ID: 0418100Open Date: 02/28/2002

James Allen Construction
I-85, Exit 160 At Ga 51
Carnesville, GA 30521
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1622/Bridge, Tunnel, and Elevated Highway Construction
Mailing: 334 Dahlonega Street, Cumming, GA 30040

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/27/2002
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:08/27/2002
Emphasis: S:Construction, S:Construction Fatalities

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101281483    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201281417Event: 02/28/2002Employee Killed When Struck By Crane Boom
Employee #1 was keeping warm in a company truck. A 200-ton lattice boom truck crane was picking up a concrete beam. The crane began to tip over, causing the load to land on the previously placed beam and a retaining wall. The crane tipped back and the superstructure and boom rotated 180 degrees, causing the boom to collapse at its lower section in the direction of the lift. An alarm was sounded and Employee #1 began to run away from the truck. The crane boom came down and the tip struck Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: boom truck, collapse, alarm, concrete beam, truck, struck by, retaining wall, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304628837 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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