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Accident: 201703006 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Lift Bucket

Accident: 201703006 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 08/09/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31451913308/11/20100783Parker Tree Service Inc

On August 9, 2010, Employee #1 was trimming trees from the bucket of an aerial lift (boom truck). Employee #1 was attempting to reposition the bucket, when the bucket tipped and caused him to fall from it. Employee #1 apparently struck a garage roof and then landed on the ground, approximately 30 feet to 35 feet below the lift. Employee #1 apparently sustained a liver injury, and he was hospitalized.

Keywords: roof, struck against, liver, fall, tree trimming, aerial lift

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314519133 Hospitalized injury Other Hand cutting and trimming occupations

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