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Accident: 120126354 - Employee'S Toes Amputated By Boom Truck Outrigger

Accident: 120126354 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/20/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12012635412/17/19991622Morrison Knudsen Corp
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on August 20, 1999, Employee #1, a carpenter employed by Morrison Knudsen Corporation, was working as a helper, unloading soffit materials from a boom truck at a construction site. An outrigger of the boom truck struck and crushed his right foot, amputating three of his toes. Employee #1 was transported by paramedics to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, where he was hospitalized for 2 days.
Keywords: boom truck, amputated, outrigger, construction, mech mat handling, off loading, struck by, toe, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120126354 Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Forming for piers or pylons
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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