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Accident: 200081487 - Employee Receives Injuries When Boom Truck Overturns

Accident: 200081487 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 08/06/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30144287708/06/20021731T & R Electric Company, Inc.
On August 6, 2002, Employee #1 was using a bucket truck to lift old parking lot lighting/lamps. He was lifting and rotating the boom when the bucket truck tipped over. Employee #1 sustained injuries in the turnover accident and was transported to a medical center, where he was hospitalized for treatment and postoperative care. He had not deployed the outriggers before beginning operations; the weight and angle of the boom caused the truck to become unstable and overturn.
Keywords: boom truck, outrigger, unsecured, work rules, construction, truck boom, overturn, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301442877 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:20
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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