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Accident: 201111754 - Employee Injured When Hit By Falling Crane Boom

Accident: 201111754 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 04/20/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12602833104/30/19991381R.L. Morton Engineering
On April 20, 1999, an accident occurred at the San Emidio Pump Plant on Highway 166. Employee #1, a roustabout, was working installing a 12-inch by 6- foot-long pipe in a system. The company was using a truck mounted extendable boom hydro-crane to lift the pipe. The operator had just pulled up the slack on the slings when the entire boom assembly of the crane snapped off at the turret. The boom fell and slightly struck Employee #1. He was taken to Mercy West Hospital in Taft, California for emergency treatment and released the same day with minor abrasions and some deep contusions.
Keywords: crane boom, abrasion, struck by, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126028331 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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