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Concrete truck boom pump collapses at Calgary Cancer Centre construction site

A boom pump collapse at the Calgary Cancer Centre Thursday.
A boom pump collapse at the Calgary Cancer Centre Thursday. Global News

Alberta Health Services said no one was injured after a concrete truck tipped over, sending the boom of a concrete pump through the Calgary Cancer Centre Thursday.

According to AHS, the boom went through a glazed panel at the site, which is currently under construction

A boom pump collapse at the Calgary Cancer Centre Thursday.
A boom pump collapse at the Calgary Cancer Centre Thursday.

AHS said the Calgary Fire Department was called to the scene for assistance. As well, Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) was notified.

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An OHS spokesperson said it’s unclear if the boom was being used at the time of the collapse but the truck is under a stop-work order and officials are investigating.

AHS said the incident will not impact the project’s budget nor the timelines.

It’s not yet clear what caused the truck to tip over.

More to come…