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Accident Summary Nr: 79107.015 - Employee Is Killed When Boom System Overturns

Accident Summary Nr: 79107.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 08/26/2015
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
1087692.01508/26/2015532490Mcclain & Company, Inc.

Abstract: At 2:00 p.m. on August 26, 2015, Employee #1 was operating a Ford L9000 truck wi th snooper boom attachment for bridge inspections. The employee let the bridge i nspectors out of the basket onto the bridge's deck with a jersey barrier system. Employee #1 was adjusting the boom and basket so that the truck and boom system could be moved to a different location on the same bridge deck. The truck and b oom system overturned while being moved, crushing Employee #1 between the truck and the jersey barrier, killing him.

Keywords: barrier guard, boom, boom truck, bridge, bridge deck, caught between, crushed, overturn

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation
1 1087692.015 43 M Fatality Machine operators, not specified

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