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Accident: 201633922 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Bucket Of Trackhoe

Accident: 201633922 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 08/04/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30663487408/04/20033599Elwin Van Rasmussen
At 11:45 a.m. on August 4, 2003, Employee #1, a construction laborer, was riding in the bucket of a trackhoe. The employer swung the bucket around and raised it approximately 15 feet in the air. Employee #1 fell to the ground from the bucket and sustained traumatic head injuries. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: head, construction, fall, concussion, backhoe, backhoe bucket
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Demolition $50,000 to $250,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306634874 Hospitalized injury Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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