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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 126090265 Event: 05/01/2003Employee Paralized When Struck By Truck Boom
At approximately 9:20 a.m. on May 1, 2003, Employee #1, a laborer, was guiding the rubber hose that was attached to the end of the pipe on a pump truck pouring concrete. One of the truck's outriggers sunk into the ground, causing the boom to fall, and strike Employee #1's shoulder. Employee #1 was paralyzed from neck down and hospitalized. The concrete pump truck was a Putzmeister with a 52-m boom, Model Number TSS52.5-14.
Keywords: paralysis, shoulder, roll-over, construction, truck, struck by, truck boom, pump, concrete
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126090265 Hospitalized injury Other Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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