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Accident: 202444915 - Worker Lacerates Leg In Truck-Mounted Crane Accident

Accident: 202444915 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 09/13/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12594331610/20/20061622Washington Group International Obayashi Corp
At approximately 2:30 a.m. on September 13, 2006, an employee was working for a general construction highway contractor. The employee was on the flatbed (56 inches above ground) of a truck-mounted crane (National Crane, 800D, and Serial Number 1068-0006). When he stepped on the right rear outrigger to climb down, the crane operator at the same time was retracting the outrigger, which pinched the employee's lower left leg between the vertical member of the outrigger and the side of the truck bed. The employee was hospitalized with lacerations.
Keywords: highway, outrigger, truck crane, construction, descending, caught between, laceration, mech mat handling, crane, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125943316 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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