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Accident: 126300.015 - Worker Is Killed In Fall From Bucket When Truck Rolls On Gra

Accident: 126300.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 05/19/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1475779.01505/20/2020Comcast Cable Communications, Llc
At 2:50 p.m. on May 19, 2020, an employee was working as a cable technician for a cable television service. He was repairing cables. He was working from the buc ket of a company truck. His truck was parked on a grade. The employee was positi oned about 6 meters (20 feet) in the air. For the aerial lift to work, it was ne cessary that the ignition be on. The truck started to roll, and the employee fel l or was thrown from the bucket. The truck rolled over him and dragged him appro ximately 26 meters (84 feet). He suffered blunt force trauma to his torso. He wa s killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, brake failure, dragged, ejected, fall, fall protection, highway, run over, slope, telecom work, tire, torso, warning sign, wheel
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1475779.015 55 M Fatality Telephone line installers and repairers

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