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Accident: 200357325 - Employee Falls, Fractures Head

Accident: 200357325 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 10/16/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31244918410/21/20081731Pike Electric, Inc.
On October 16, 2008, Employee #1 and two coworkers were standing near their employer, a foreman, who was lifting a street pole, approximately 3-in. in diameter and 18 ft long, using a back-hoe. The pole pivoted and swung in the direction of Employee #1 and the coworkers. They all dodged to get out of the way. However, Employee #1 fell backwards, striking his head on the asphalt street. He was momentarily unconscious, and was hospitalized with a fractured head.
Keywords: fracture, head, unconsciousness, struck against, construction, industrial truck, fall, pipe, backhoe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312449184 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Lifting operations

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