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Accident: 201085099 - Employee Is Injured When Lift Fails

Accident: 201085099 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 01/30/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12032149203/19/20040721Eureka Cattle Co
On January 30, 2004, Employee #1, a ranch manager with Eureka Cattle Co., was trimming walnut trees at an orchard. He was in the basket of a man lift when the hydraulic boom failed, causing the basket to fall. When the basket hit the ground, Employee #1 struck the rail of the basket. He was hospitalized for fractured ribs and a fractured ankle.
Keywords: fracture, hydraulic lift, boom, agriculture, equipment failure, rib, elevated work plat, tree trimming, aerial lift, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120321492 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, related agricultural occupations

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