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Accident: 109597.015 - Employee Fractures Back In Fall From Elevated Work Platform

Accident: 109597.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 05/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1315948.01505/14/2018Aaction Rents Lp
At 12:48 p.m. on May 9, 2018, an employee was placing company decals on the boom of a Snorkel TB 60 aerial device. To reach the boom, the employee had to first climb on the bottom part of the chassis before climbing to the top of the cowli ng. The employee had done this three times and, on the third time, stepped off the platform and fell backwards. The employee hit his head on top of the wheel before landing on the ground. Emergency Services transported the employee to th e hospital, where he was admitted. The employee fractured L3 and L4 of his lowe r back.
Keywords: back, boom, boom truck, elevated work platform, fall, fracture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1315948.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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