Accident Report Detail
Accident: 170179022 - Employee Injured When Struck By Falling Crane Boom
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|112215983||08/17/1990||1629||Ventura Co., Flood Control|
Employee #1 was working for Ventura County (CA), dismantling a crane boom. He was under the 30 ft section of the boom, knocking out the pins to dismantle the 70 ft section, when the boom fell on him. Employee #1 was transported to St. John's Hospital, where he underwent corrective surgery on his left leg. Coworkers stated that the boom was neither shored nor blocked. The employer was cited for a serious violation of T8CCR 3203(a)(1) and T8CCR 4992.