Inspection: 110338704 - River City Electric Co. Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge
River City Electric Co. Inc.
102 Century Park Dr.
Monroe, LA 71202
Po Box 276, West Monroe, LA 71294
Union Status: NonUnion
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: Y
Close Conference: 02/01/1990
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction
Case Closed: 12/04/1991
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19260556 B02 V||03/01/1990||03/13/1990||$280||$280||$0||-|
On January 10, 1990, Employee #1, owner of Riverdale Electric Company Incorporated, was working from an elevator bucket on a Reach Aerial Lift (Model Number HD5045, Series Number 6000, Serial Number 4578CC) mounted on a Chevrolet 2.5 ton 1981 model truck. He was changing out some light bulbs in the parking lot which were 40 feet high. He extended nitrogen on the back of the truck and began to rise in the bucket. The bottom was off-center and the truck tipped to the right. The elbow of the extended boom hit a car in the parking lot and propelled Employee #1 from the bucket, which was approximately 30 feet in air. Employee #1 fell between two cars striking his head. He sustained a fractured skull and died due to cardio pulmonary arrest and multiple traumas. Employee #1 was not wearing a safety belt attached to a lanyard.
Keywords:fracture, head, boom, safety belt, nitrogen, cardiac arrest, skull, automobile, bucket elevator, aerial lift
|1||110338704||Fatality||Fracture||Occupation not reported|