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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, wa s pouring concrete at a multiemployer construction project, a two-story resident ial structure. He was operating the concrete discharge hose attached to a concr ete pumper when the pumper's outriggers shifted and sank into the ground. The p umper tilted over, and the pumper's steel boom arm struck Employee #1. Emergenc y 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 fr actured upper arm.
Keywords: amputation, boom, concrete pump, falling object, foot, head, outrigger, residential construction, struck by, 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 Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls

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