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Inspection: 306251844 - Port Of Grays Harbor

Inspection Information - Office: Washington Region 4

Nr: 306251844Report ID: 1055340Open Date: 03/19/2003

Port Of Grays Harbor
3100 W 1st St Terminal 2
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4493/Marinas
NAICS: 713930/Marinas
Mailing: Po Box 660, Aberdeen, WA 98520

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/02/2003
Emphasis: L:ConstrClose Case:10/01/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361215650    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 1 8
Current Violations 6 1 7
Initial Penalty $14,450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,450
Current Penalty $12,050 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,050
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 1550052603 A 09/09/2003 09/02/2003 $1,350 $1,350 $0 09/26/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 1550052502 B 09/09/2003 09/02/2003 $2,200 $2,200 $0 09/26/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 1550052504 B 09/09/2003 09/02/2003 $0 $0 $0 09/26/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01003 Serious 1550052502 F 09/09/2003 09/02/2003 $400 $400 $0 09/26/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01004 Serious 80011010 09/09/2003 09/02/2003 $3,600 $3,600 $0 09/26/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01005 Serious 80014020 09/09/2003 12/13/2004 $2,700 $2,700 $0 09/26/2003 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 7. 01006 Serious 0240023310 09/09/2003 09/02/2003 $0 $2,400 $0 09/26/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 01007 Serious 80014005 09/09/2003 12/13/2004 $1,800 $1,800 $0 09/26/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  9. 02001 Other 8001302001 09/09/2003 09/27/2003 $0 $0 $0 09/26/2003 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170078786Event: 03/19/2003Employee Killed When Crane Tips Over
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on a rainy and breezy day, Employee #1, a crane operator, was to move a 87.25 ft Light Standard, weighing 6,360 pounds. He was operating a Pettibone Model 70 Multikrane. The crane was set at 49.16 ft from the Light Standard and was rigged with a Johnson 35T 3 sheave main blocks on two parts of the line. At approximately 9:30 a.m. two coworkers were hoisted in a man basket to attach a cable choker about 45.67 ft up a pole. The boom was extended 86 ft and the manual boom extension was extended 17 ft, for a total of 103 ft. The load was lifted and swung to the left over the water. The boom was lowered approximately five to ten degrees and the crane toppled forward. The bullrail slid up the outriggers and crushed Employee #1 in the cab killing him.
Keywords: asphyxiated, crane outrigger, crane boom, crushed, struck by, crane operator, crane, water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 306251844 Fatality Asphyxia Truck drivers, heavy

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