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Accident: 111964.015 - Employee Fractures Skull When Struck By Boom Lift

Accident: 111964.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 12/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1367245.01512/19/2018Herc Rentals Inc.
At 1:20 p.m. on December 7, 2018, an employee was hooking a wench cable to the c hain that was connected to a boom lift when a coworker pressed the wrong button and caused the dovetail to angle downward, striking the employee. The employee sustained an open skull fracture and was hospitalized
Keywords: boom, boom support cable, chain, fracture, skull, struck by, trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1367245.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Equipment Operator: Heavy

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