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Accident: 107216.015 - Employee Fractures Rib And Scapula In Fall Due To Bridge Col

Accident: 107216.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 07/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1328975.01507/11/2018Latex Construction Company
At 11:15 a.m. on July 9, 2018, an employee was operating a side boom tractor (Cat PL87) for pipeline installation work over a bridge. As the employee crossed, the bridge collapsed, causing the tractor to slide off the bridge and fall to the stream below. The employee was ejected from the tractor and sustained fractures to his scapula and ribs from the fall. He was hospitalized due to his injuries.
Keywords: pipeline, shoulder, tractor, bridge, fall, fracture, ejected, collapse, operator, rib
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1328975.015 53 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Operating engineers FallDist:
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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