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Accident: 1008853 - Employee Sustained Fractures When Struck By Boom

Accident: 1008853 -- Report ID: 0253630 -- Event Date: 07/31/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10487967108/01/19891611Chautauqua Co Dpw Bridge #1046 Job Site 1989
An employee was removing connecting pins on the middle section of a crane boom of a 25-ton link belt angle type boom truck. The boom was raised 5 ft in the air and collapsed when the employee failed to relocate the boom pendant back behind the disconnecting point. The boom struck the employee causing multiple fractures, and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, boom, collapse, crane boom, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104879671 Hospitalized injury Fracture Crane and tower operators

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