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Accident: 201942083 - Employee'S Arm Is Broken When Lift Overturns

Accident: 201942083 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 09/08/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30945468411/09/20051711Commercial Plumbing Inc
Employee #1 was instructed to operate a Sky Jack SJB-66 TK boom lift to install fire sprinkler pipes. He was repositioning the elevated platform when its rear wheels slid down the loose lava rock slope. The boom lift tipped over. Employee #1 was belted to the platform and therefore stayed with the platform when as it came to rest on a golf cart path. Employee # 1 was hospitalized for treatment of multiple fractures of his arm.
Keywords: boom truck, fracture, struck against, construction, plumbing, arm, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 3 37
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309454684 Hospitalized injury Fracture Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:37
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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