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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201088747 - Employee Is Burned By Hot Hydraulic Oil From Leak

Accident: 201088747 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 10/19/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31081960204/16/20071796Renewable Management Corp

At approximately 4:15 p.m. on October 19, 2006, Employee #1 was operating a telescopic insulated aerial device installing brackets to a building structure. He was moving the man-basket when a hydraulic line came loose from the end fitting covering him with heated hydraulic oil over his torso. He was hospitalized with severe burns.

Keywords: burn, hydraulic lift, abdomen, hoisting mechanism, hydraulic fluid, construction, hoist, struck by, aerial lift
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1 24

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310819602 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Other

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