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Accident: 200642189 - Employee Run Down By Aerial Lift Truck

Accident: 200642189 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 12/04/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30364748112/12/20011623Gordon Construction Co. Inc.
A five-employee crew was replacing power lines in a rural county area aside a highway. One member of the crew backed up an aerial lift truck near a utility pole to pull guys. While he was backing up the truck, it struck the crew supervisor, knocking him to the pavement. The supervisor suffered fatal head injuries.
Keywords: back-up alarm, head, elec utility work, struck by, aerial lift, backing up
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303647481 Fatality Concussion Supervisors; electricians & power transm. install. FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Other

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