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Accident: 202464566 - Employee Dies When He Falls Off Elevated Platform

Accident: 202464566 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 05/15/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31019717305/16/20074941Buena Vista Water Storage District
On May 15, 2007, Employee #1 was connecting a sling to a crane hook that was mounted on the bed of a truck. After connecting the crane hook, he took two or three steps back, and fell 56.5 inches to the ground. Employee #1 was treated on site and then transported to a nearby hospital. While in route to the hospital, he lost consciousness and was taken directly to surgery upon arrival. Employee #1 died at the end of the surgery.
Keywords: unconsciousness, abdomen, crane hook, truck crane, torso, fall, lost balance, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310197173 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported

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