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Accident: 200623171 - Employee Dies After Fall From Aerial Lift

Accident: 200623171 -- Report ID: 0454734 -- Event Date: 02/02/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30720768802/10/20044911Knoxville Utility-Overhead
An electric utility worker was in an aerial lift, removing Christmas decorations from a transformer building. He secured the decorations to the winch line on the aerial lift. As the worker rotated the bucket away from the building, the truck tipped over. The employee fell approximately 11 meters to the ground. He was hospitalized for his injuries and died 5 days later.
Keywords: boom truck, head, outrigger, fall, aerial lift, contusion, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307207688 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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