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Accident: 170895007 - Employee'S Foot Injured When Caught Under Crane Outrigger

Accident: 170895007 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 07/07/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12620934510/01/19971389Jerry Melton & Sons Construction
At approximately 7:45 a.m. on August 7, 1997, Employee #1, of Jerry Melton & Sons Construction, and a coworker were transporting a compressor on the bed of a hydraulic crane truck. They parked at the work site and went around to the passenger side to undo the chains that held down the compressor. Another coworker came up and mounted the driver's side crane operator platform. The coworker was extending the back outriggers when Employee #1's left foot became caught under the right rear outrigger. He sustained a serious injury and was taken to a private doctor before being transported to Mercy Hospital in Bakersfield, CA.
Keywords: outrigger, crane outrigger, truck crane, caught between, oil well servicing, crane, foot, hydraulic crane, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126209345 Hospitalized injury Fracture Helpers, extractive occupations

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