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Accident: 202086690 - Employee Falls From Boom And Is Injured

Accident: 202086690 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 04/07/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30723208204/15/20044226Ryan Transportation

Employee #1 was performing maintenance on an excavator. He was working on the lifting boom cylinder as it fell off its pin. The mechanic working with Employee #1 started to bleed the hydraulic lines and the boom fell. The employees failed to lower the bucket to the ground and left it approximately six feet off the ground. Employee #1 fell from the boom of the excavator and sustained fractures to his back, both legs, and ankles. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries.

Keywords: fracture, maintenance, boom, cylinder, mechanic, hydraulic line, back, excavator, fall, leg

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307232082 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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