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Accident: 14411458 - Employee Killed In Fall With Aerial Lift Bucket

Accident: 14411458 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 07/28/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12361904107/29/19997389D & S Signs & Supply,Inc.
Employee #1, a boom operator, used an aerial lift bucket truck with a telescoping ladder boom to inspect and perform maintenance on an approximately 40 ft high sign. He was in the basket when it detached from the end of the boom and fell to the ground. Employee #1 was killed. He was not wearing a safety body belt. It is not known if Employee #1 inserted the pin to secure the basket to the end of the boom.
Keywords: boom truck, maintenance, boom, unsecured, work rules, safety belt, fall, fall protection, truck boom
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123619041 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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