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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202505731 Event: 04/30/2008Employee Is Killed When Struck By A-Frame Of Crane
On April 30, 2008, Employee #1, a construction laborer, and two coworkers were up on a Piener SK 405 Tower crane, dismantling the crane. The jib section of the crane was being suspended by a mobile lattice boom crane, in preparation of being lowered to the ground. Some of the counterweights were already removed from the crane. Employee #1 released a pin holding the A-frame of the crane, which came down and struck him. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: asphyxiated, dismantling, boom, pin, jib crane, construction, crushed, struck by, tower, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312187529 Fatality Asphyxia Construction laborers

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