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Accident: 14369698 - Employee Killed In Fall From Boom Truck

Accident: 14369698 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 12/07/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30250362812/07/19984212Jay'S Boom Trucking
Employee #1 was operating an IMT boom, model 1331, serial # 04306779Z, on a truck. The hydraulic cylinder broke (shear failure), and the base of the boom tore free from its structural connection. It struck Employee #1 and knocked him approximately 13 ft from his operator's seat to the ground. He fell on his head and was killed.
Keywords: ejected, boom truck, head, boom, equipment failure, hydraulic cylinder, fall, struck by, truck boom, sheared
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302503628 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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