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Accident: 202169298 - Employee Is Killed When Boom Truck Tips Over

Accident: 202169298 -- Report ID: 0253650 -- Event Date: 05/26/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30748163006/01/20044011Lirr Atlantic Branch Mp30
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on May 26, 2004, a Boom Truck 16T was delivering supplies for maintenance work in the tunnel on Atlantic #1, in East New York, Brooklyn, New York. Besides the truck operator, a railroad track worker was on the boom truck. During the offloading of supplies, the boom truck tipped onto its side, trapping and crushing the railroad employee between the truck and a concrete retaining wall. The injured employee sustained massive trauma to the chest and died at St. Mary Hospital.
Keywords: chest, boom truck, roll-over, caught between, crushed, truck, mech mat handling, off loading
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307481630 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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