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Accident: 14485304 - Employee Injured When Struck By Manbasket

Accident: 14485304 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 10/07/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10064867410/07/19881629Herbert F. Darling, Inc.

At approximately 3:30 p.m. on October 3 1988, Employee #1 entered a manbasket to attach it to a 15 ton grove cherrypicker. He was climbing the ladder inside the basket when the basket began to tip over. Employee #1 slipped or jumped in an attempt to clear the falling basket and the basket struck him in the back. He was knocked to the ground and the basket landed on top of him. Employee #1 was hospitalized for a fractured pelvis, sacrum, and multiple fractures of the ankle.

Keywords: fracture, construction, pelvis, fall, struck by, falling object, vertebra, ankle, overturn

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100648674 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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