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Accident: 112627.015 - Employee Falls From Elevated Basket And Incurs Multiple Inju

Accident: 112627.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 01/07/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1371556.01501/15/2019U.S. Utility Contractor Company, Inc.
At 2:15 p.m. on January 7, 2019, an employee was working from an elevated man-ba sket to install cable rings on traffic light cables over a highway. At some poin t, a semi-truck struck the base of the man-basket and knocked the employee out o f the basket. The employee fell approximately twelve feet and was hospitalized f or fractures to the back, wrist, elbow, arm, neck, nose, and leg.
Keywords: arm, back, basket, elbow, fall, fracture, highway, installing, leg, neck, nose, struck by, traffic control, trailer truck, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition   0 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1371556.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist: 12
FallHt:18
Cause: Traffic protection
FatCause:

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