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Accident: 201638988 - Worker Suffers Severe Injuries In Fall From Aerial Lift

Accident: 201638988 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 01/07/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31395508001/12/20104226Iron Mountain Information Management Inc
On January 7, 2010, a worker was in an aerial lift about 12 ft above the ground. He was wearing a fall protection harness, and a lanyard was attached to the tether-mounting bar, but the lanyard was not attached to the harness. The equipment operator fell off the aerial lift and landed on the concrete floor of the warehouse. The worker required hospitalization, fracturing most of the bones in his face and sustaining traumatic brain injury.
Keywords: fracture, warehouse, work rules, fall, fall protection, face, brain, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313955080 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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