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Accident: 78071.015 - Employee Is Killed After Falling From A Dump Truck Step

Accident: 78071.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 06/26/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1077597.01507/02/2015Deboer Custom Pavement, Llc

At 12:15 p.m. on June 26, 2015, an employee was waiting for a load at a job site when he began to clean the windows of his truck. When finished, the employee al legedly fell while climbing down from the hood of the truck, striking the ground below. The height of the fall was approximately four feet. On June 29, 2015, t he employee went to the emergency room where doctors determined that he had a ru ptured spleen and subsequently underwent surgery on July 1, 2015. The employee d ied the following day as a result of complications from his injury.

Keywords: construction vehicle, elevated work platform, fall
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 10 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1077597.015 46 M Fatality Truck drivers, heavy FallDist: 4
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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