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Accident: 115491.015 - Employee Fractures Back, Injures Head In Fall From Lift

Accident: 115491.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 04/11/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1394233.01504/17/2019Tsf Lighting Llc

At 6:00 a.m. on April 11, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a lighting contractor, was working at the contractor's facility. He was operating a JLG articulating b oom from inside the bucket attached to the lift. The employee fell from the buc ket, first striking the top of plants staged on top of a metal grate. The empl oyee was transported to the hospital for treatment of blunt force traumatic inju ries, including a fractured back and a head injury.

Keywords: aerial lift, back, blunt force trauma, boom, brain, bucket , construction, equipment operator, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, struck against, vertebra
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Maintenance or repair   25

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1394233.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.

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