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Accident: 201701075 - Employee Injured When Hit By Articulating Boom Of Truck

Accident: 201701075 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 06/15/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30416927906/19/20011521Kirby Nagelhout Construction Co
On June 15, 2001, Employee #1 was directing a boom operator in the placing of the boom of the truck. As the work continued, the boom operator lost visible sighting of Employee #1 on the ground. However, the boom operator continued to rotate the boom to position it and struck Employee #1 in the leg. The impact of the boom upon his leg fractured his knee.
Keywords: knee, boom truck, fracture, boom, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304169279 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Other

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