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Accident: 104836.015 - Employee Is Thrown From Communications Truck And Is Killed

Accident: 104836.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 04/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1309968.01504/19/2018Qcfs Management Group, Inc.
At 3:15 a.m. on April 18, 2018, an employee was lifting a communication wire to reinstall it on a pole while in a bucket truck. The employee was thrown from th e truck's bucket when he was struck by the communication wire that was caught by a second utility truck. The employee suffered multiple broken bones and fractu res, had his spleen removed, and was killed due to his injuries.
Keywords: communication cable, fracture, struck by, truck, truck boom
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair   0 27 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1309968.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Slicing and cutting machine operators FallDist: 27
FallHt:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause:

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