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Accident: 200360055 - Employee Dies In Fall From Aerial Lift

Accident: 200360055 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 11/09/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31596244911/10/20119199Town Of Lucama
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on November 9, 2011, Employee #1, an electrical equipment repairman, was working from a aerial lift, near a utility pole. He rigged the utility pole to the boom in an attempt to dislodge it. The pole snapped and he was catapulted 33 feet from the bucket and was killed. He was not wearing fall protection.
Keywords: head, boom, fall, fall protection, utility pole, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315962449 Fatality Other Misc. electrical & electronic equipment repairers

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