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Accident: 14470009 - Employee Dies After Fall From Truck Cab

Accident: 14470009 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 08/26/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1783804609/04/19851542Mellon Stuart Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1783797209/10/19851791Adams Steel Erection Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1783801209/10/19851731Kirby Electric, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1783802009/10/19851622American Bridge Company
Employee #1 stepped from the cab of a concrete truck, lost his balance, and went through a standard guardrail system into an open concrete electrical vault. He then fell another 10 or 11 feet onto a concrete floor. Employee #1 suffered abrasions, contusions, and a fractured skull, which caused intercranial hemorrhaging. He was taken to the hospital, where he died as a result of blood clots.
Keywords: hemorrhage, skull, lost balance, guardrail, fall, blood clot, work rules, equipment failure, fracture, construction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17838046 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction trades, n.e.c.
2 17837972 Occupation Not Listed
3 17838012 Occupation Not Listed
4 17838020 Occupation Not Listed

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