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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202252276 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Aerial Lift

Accident: 202252276 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 09/26/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31591873009/28/20111623Caribou Construction, Inc.

On September 26, 2011, Employee #1 was working in the platform of an aerial lift. When the lift's outriggers sank into the soil, it tipped over and he fell approximately 50 ft. Employee #1 was hospitalized for bruises and abrasions.

Keywords: abrasion, fall, fall protection, unstable soil, aerial lift, contusion, overturn
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315918730 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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