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Accident: 79107.015 - Employee Is Killed When Boom System Overturns

Accident: 79107.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 08/26/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1087692.01508/26/2015Mcclain & Company, Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on August 26, 2015, Employee #1 was operating a Ford L9000 truck with snooper boom attachment for bridge inspections. The employee let the bridge inspectors out of the basket onto the bridge's deck with a jersey barrier system. Employee #1 was adjusting the boom and basket so that the truck and boom system could be moved to a different location on the same bridge deck. The truck and boom system overturned while being moved, crushing Employee #1 between the truck and the jersey barrier, killing him.
Keywords: overturn, boom truck, bridge deck, crushed, caught between, bridge, boom, barrier guard
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1087692.015 43 M Fatality Other Machine operators, not specified

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