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Accident: 201406253 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Aerial Lift

Accident: 201406253 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 08/26/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30489756408/26/20021771Robinson Cartage Co
On August 26, 2002, Employee #1 was in an aerial lift, tack welding sheets of decking that were to be used as a walkway. He stood up, unhooked his lanyard, and fell 33 ft 1.5 in. to the ground. Employee #1 sustained leg fracture that required hospitalization.
Keywords: fracture, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, tie-off, aerial lift, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 33
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304897564 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:33
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Connecting
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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