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Accident: 200052173 - Employee Dies From Blunt Force Trauma To The Head

Accident: 200052173 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 02/04/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30601979502/09/20044581Duncan Aviation
On February 4, 2004, Employee #1 was working in the bucket of a boom lift, removing ice from a 2-story aviation hangar facility. He and the operator of the boom finished the work and the boom was lowered back to its resting position on the truck. Employee #1 was climbing out of the fully-enclosed bucket, when he fell backwards out of the bucket, approximately 42 ft. He landed on a metal access platform and rolled off the platform. Finally, he fell face down, approximately 8 ft 4 in. to the road. Employee #1 sustained a blunt force trauma to his head. He was conscious and was transported to a hospital by a Lincoln, Nebraska Fire and Rescue Service. He died 2 days later.
Keywords: platform, head, boom, truck, fall, concussion, bucket elevator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306019795 Fatality Concussion Machinery maintenance occupations

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