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Accident: 200713766 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Bucket Truck

Accident: 200713766 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 02/10/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31195373102/10/20101731Time Warner Cable
On February 10, 2010, an employee was working solo in bucket truck making repairs due to an outage. The employee was working approximately 18 feet above ground when a drunk driver hit the truck, which caused the bucket to jerk. The employee then was thrown out of the bucket and was killed.
Keywords: traffic accident, fall, struck by, motor vehicle, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 18 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311953731 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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