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Accident: 99727.015 - Worker Struck By A Pumper'S Boom And Suffers Multiple Injuri

Accident: 99727.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 08/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1259744.01508/22/2017Sinigur Concrete Pumping, Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on August 22, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a concrete company, was pouring concrete at a multiemployer construction project, a two-story residential structure. He was operating the concrete discharge hose attached to a concrete pumper when the pumper's outriggers shifted and sank into the ground. The pumper tilted over, and the pumper's steel boom arm struck Employee #1. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a severe head injury causing memory loss, a shattered foot which became infected and required amputation of the foot and leg, and a fractured upper arm.
Keywords: struck by, residential construction, outrigger, amputation, boom, falling object, foot, head, concrete pump, unstable soil
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1259744.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Concussion Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete for piers, and pylons
FatCause:

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