Incident Notice 2016-08

Incident Notice 2016-08

Type: Crush / Fatality

Industry: Construction and Construction Trade Services

Incident Summary:

A tower crane crew were dismantling a tower crane with the assistance of a mobile crane rental company. While attempting to remove the apex section of the tower crane, the suspended apex swung from its mounting position and struck and crushed a worker. The worker sustained fatal injuries.

Safety Reminders:

  • Assess hazards when conditions change and take the necessary control measures to eliminate or control the identified hazards.

Safety Resources:


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Created:
Modified: 2017-12-06
PID: 15756

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