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Accident: 202004792 - Employee Falls From Truck, Later Dies

Accident: 202004792 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 08/22/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30899496108/25/20061794Lyons & Hohl Inc.
On August 22, 2006, Employee #1 was on a flatbed truck onto which a concrete sewer inlet box was being loaded. The inlet box shifted as the forklift was pushing at the base of the load with the forks to position it on the truck. While Employee #1 was moving to avoid being struck by the shifting inlet box, he fell from the truck and struck his head. He died later of complications from his injuries.
Keywords: loading, sewer, head, unsecured, truck, concrete pipe, fall, contusion, unstable load, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 4 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308994961 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:4
Cause: Installing culverts and incidental drainage
FatCause: Fall, other

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