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Accident: 200461531 - Employee Thrown Out Of Bucket Truck And Killed

Accident: 200461531 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 04/21/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30554874504/24/20031731M & L Power Service Incorporated

On April 21, 2003, an employee of M and L Power Service Inc. was pulling grounding rods out of the ground, a rope or cable broke which allowed the bucket to snap back throwing the employee out of the bucket and into the back of the truck where the employee struck his head and received spinal cord injuries. He was killed.

Keywords: ejected, struck against, aerial lift
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1 30 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305548745 Fatality Other Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:35
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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