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Accident: 99739.015 - Employee Operating Boom Is Injured When Crane Topples

Accident: 99739.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 10/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1269584.01510/11/2017Midasco, Llc
At 9:30 a.m. on October 11, 2017, Employee #1, employed by an infrastructure construction company, was operating the boom of a truck-mounted crane on an overpass. The crane did not have its outriggers extended to improve stability. The vehicle toppled over onto its side, and Employee #1 was ejected. He fell from the overpass to the ground. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple fractures to his leg and wrists.
Keywords: overturn, outrigger, roll-over, leg, fracture, fall protection, wrist, boom truck, crane, fall, construction, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1269584.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Crane and tower operators

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