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Accident: 202544417 - Worker Fractrues Hip In Fall From Bucket

Accident: 202544417 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 05/30/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31486262407/02/20124939La City Water & Power

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on May 30, 2012, an employee was working as a construction helper for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and, ultimately, the City of Los Angeles, California. He was a permanent employee. At the time of the incident, he was attempting to either climb into or out of the bucket of the Hino truck with identification number P6 0012. He slipped and fell approximately seven feet (2.1 meters) to the ground. He sustained a fractured left hip. He was taken to Kaiser Permanente Hospital, where he underwent surgery. He was hospitalized until June 1, 2012. There were no witnesses to the incident.

Keywords: fracture, truck, fall, slippery surface, lost balance, hip, aerial lift

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314862624 Hospitalized injury Fracture Helpers, construction trades

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