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Accident: 14399638 - Construction Worker Killed When Concrete Truck Boom Hit Him

Accident: 14399638 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 10/08/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
244005510/16/19871771Del Bosque Bros.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WORKING ON A CONCRETE FINISHING CREW. A CONCRETE TRUCK HAD BEEN SET UP, WITH OUTRIGGERS EXTENDED, AND THE POURING HAD BEGUN. SUDDENLY, THE RIGHT FRONT OUTRIGGER BROKE AT THE WELD, CAUSING THE BOOM TO FALL. EMPLOYEE #1 HAD HIS BACK TO THE TRUCK AND COULD NOT SEE THE FALLING BOOM. HE WAS KILLED WHEN THE BOOM STRUCK HIM IN THE BACK AND SHOULDERS.
Keywords: shoulder, outrigger, boom, concrete truck, broken weld, construction, back, struck by, concrete
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2440055 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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