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Accident: 108018.015 - Employee Jumps From Digger Derrick And Fractures Heel.

Accident: 108018.015 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 02/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1303266.01502/16/2018Mcphee Electric
At 8:30 a.m. on February 15, 2018, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a co mpany in the utility industry, were working at a job site. Coworker #1 was oper ating a Digger Derrick being used to lift and position a utility pole. During t his process, the machine's left outrigger lifted off the ground. Employee #1, w ho was positioned on the machine, jumped free and fell to the ground. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted , and treated for a fractured right heel.
Keywords: construction, digger/derrick, equipment operator, fall, foot, fracture, jump on moving equip, material handling, outrigger, utility pole
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1303266.015 51 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)

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