Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 760470 - Employee Killed When Thrown From Raised Bucket Truck
|Gerald Aldridge & Associates, Inc.
Abstract: On March 10, 1989, Employee #1 was working from an elevated bucket of a bucket truck attempting to attach a 0.25 inch steel support cable between two telephones poles. As he was attempting to raise the cable from the roadway it was laying on, the cable was struck by a passing vehicle which caused the cable to stretch and tighten up which in turn threw the employee from the bucket onto the ground approximately 80 feet from the bucket. Employee #1 got emergency treatment on the scene and was transferred to the local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
|Nature of Injury
|Occupation not reported