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Accident: 201953957 - Employee Injured In Fall When Ejected From Truck Bucket

Accident: 201953957 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 09/22/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30818119709/27/20041731Black & White Technologies Group, Inc.
On September 22, 2004, Employee #1, who worked for Black & White Technologies Group, Inc., was in the bucket of a boom truck helping to remove a temporary light pole near the entrance to a high school. He was using a rope to pull on the pole when the rope snapped and he was ejected from the bucket. Employee #1 fell approximately 30 ft to the ground, sustaining injuries that required hospitalizarion. He was using not any form of fall protection.
Keywords: ejected, boom truck, rope, work rules, construction, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, truck boom, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308181197 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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