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Accident: 200675734 - Employee Sustains Contusions In Fall Into Trench

Accident: 200675734 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 02/01/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30942924902/02/20061761Latite Roofing & Sheet Metal Co.
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on February 1, 2006, Employee #1 was guiding a boom truck carrying roofing supplies into an area where the boom truck could reach the roof of a commercial building under construction. As he guided the truck back, he fell into a 7.5-foot deep trench, receiving bruises, contusions, and abrasions. He was removed by the fire and rescue squad and transported to a trauma center. He was hospitalized overnight and released the following day.
Keywords: boom truck, construction, traffic control, trench, walking surface, abrasion, fall, walking backward, backing up, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309429249 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Fall, other

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