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Accident: 170106090 - Employee Dies In Fall From Elevated Bucket

Accident: 170106090 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 11/12/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11498500511/12/19939512City Of Elkhart Park & Recreation Department
On or about November 12, 1993, Employee #1 was in a skyworker boom and bucket that was mounted on a Ford F600 truck. A coworker moved the truck forward with Employee #1 in the elevated boom and bucket. As the truck moved forward, the boom caught on a telephone cable that was stretched across the street, throwing Employee #1 from the bucket onto the street. He was not wearing a belt or a lanyard. Employee #1 suffered head wounds and later died.
Keywords: head, boom, communication cable, work rules, safety belt, lanyard, fall, fall protection, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114985005 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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