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Accident: 735514 - Thrown From Digger-Derrick By Boom Collapse

Accident: 735514 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 05/17/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1858814505/20/19854911Owensboro Municipal Utilities
An electric utility employee was operating a hoisting mechanism on a digger-derrick truck. He was thrown from the operator's seat when the boom on the truck collapsed. He landed on the asphalt pavement about 3 to 5 meters away, striking his head and shoulder on the pavement. He died of his injuries 5 to 6 hours after the accident.
Keywords: digger-derrick, head, shoulder, boom, collapse, elec utility work, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18588145 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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