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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200264133 Event: 03/02/2011Crane Strikes Aerial Lift, Kills One Worker At Scene
On March 2, 2011, Employee # 1 and Employee # 2 were working from an S-65 Genie Aerial Lift, rigging and cutting steel members that would be lowered to the bridge deck by a crane. The crew rigged a structural steel member that weighed approximately 19,000 pounds, and the boom of the 230-ton Manitowoc 888 Crane collapsed and struck the basket of the Aerial Lift. The basket of the aerial lift collapsed forward, and the employees fell approximately 30 feet to the bridge deck. Employee # 1 died at the scene, and Employee # 2 died later at the hospital.
Keywords: rigging, collapse, bridge deck, aerial lift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315174227 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
2 315174227 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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