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Accident: 120126214 - Employee Injured In Fall With Manbasket

Accident: 120126214 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 07/12/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12012621410/19/19990179Maris Farms, Inc.
At approximately 7:15 a.m. on July 12, 1999, Employee #1 was papering date palm pods in a date palm grove in Coachella, CA. He was working from an elevated manbasket when a shaft component of the crane failed and the boom inadvertently retracted. Employee #1 sustained a fractured leg and was transported by paramedics to Desert Hospital in Palm Springs. He was hospitalized for five days.
Keywords: fracture, agriculture, crane boom, truck crane, equipment failure, fall, mech mat handling, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120126214 Hospitalized injury Fracture Farm workers

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