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Accident: 170207138 - Employee Severely Injured In Fall From Moving Vehicle

Accident: 170207138 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 06/03/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11178863406/18/19914961City Of Watsonville Municipal Airport
Employee #1 was riding on the back of a moving truck that was not equipped with guardrails or barriers to prevent passengers from falling out. He was on an unsecured load of 4 ft by 8 ft plywood boards. The vehicle was allegedly moving between 10 and 15 mph when Employee #1 fell from the truck and a piece of the paneling fell onto him. Employee #1 sustained a severe cranial concussion and trauma to his upper body.
Keywords: head, guardrail, unsecured, panelboard, truck, fall, struck by, concussion, falling object, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111788634 Hospitalized injury Concussion Supervisors, general office

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