Accident Report Detail
Accident: 115881.015 - Employee Fractures Pelvis When Truck Rolls Down Embankment
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1397595.015||05/01/2019||Norcal General Construction Corporation|
At 2:00 p.m. on May 1, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, wa s repairing/installing a new light fixture on a street lamp located on a highway on-ramp. He was elevated approximately 25 feet, working from a Veralift aerial device attached to a Ford F-550 bucket truck parked on the ramp's shoulder. Th e truck's brakes failed/released, and the truck rolled down the embankment. The employee, who was not secured in the lift, was thrown to the ground. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and tr eated for a fractured pelvis.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Highway, road, street||Maintenance or repair||0||0|
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures