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Accident: 170614507 - Employee Injured In Fall From Bed Of Moving Truck

Accident: 170614507 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 07/10/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12566835007/25/19971623Pacific Gas & Electric
On July 10, 1997, Employee #1, a construction worker, was in the back of a GMC 7000 diesel truck, securing a pipe that had come loose. The truck was stopped at a street intersection. When the light changed to green, the truck driver pulled forward to get out of the turning lane, without communicating with Employee #1. He fell from the truck and sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: unsecured, construction, diesel truck, truck, fall, communication, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 1 8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125668350 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Connecting
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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