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Accident: 170152755 - Employee Injured In Fall From Aerial Bucket

Accident: 170152755 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 01/09/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11222286401/09/19921541Ace Sprinkler Co.
At approximately 8:45 a.m. on January 9, 1992, Employee #1, a sprinkler fitter for Ace Sprinkler Co., Inc., was operating a 25 ft Traveler aerial device. He fell 21 ft from the lift's bucket to the cement. He suffered shoulder, arm, and hip injuries, and was transported by fire department ambulance to the Intensive Care Unit at Westlake Hospital. The foreman admitted that outriggers were not being used and Employee #1 was not wearing a safety belt and lanyard.
Keywords: shoulder, outrigger, work rules, safety belt, construction, lanyard, fall, arm, hip, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112222864 Hospitalized injury Fracture Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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