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Accident: 202089025 - Employee Is Struck By Vehicle, Sustains Fractur

Accident: 202089025 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 07/13/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31161000007/13/20093699Wilkes & Co. Inc.
Two employees were task to replace and repair a windmill generation system. The company rented a Genie Model S-85 Aerial Lift to access the top to the windmill. At the start of the work day Employee #1, the onsite foreman, was maneuvering the lift into working position. Employee #1 drove the machine into the roadway to swing the boom arm around. Employee #1 entered the roadway, and, a vehicle traveling eastbound, apparently not seeing the lift, struck the basket head on. No form of traffic control or warning system was utilize during and prior to the accident. Employee #1 suffered unspecified fractures and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, vehicle, traffic control, struck by, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311610000 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; plumbers, pipefitters & steamfitters

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