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Accident: 739607 - Firefighter Fell From Fire Truck On Way To Fire

Accident: 739607 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 06/21/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10432247407/01/19869224Lex.-Fayette Urban Co. Gov'T.
EMPLOYEE #1, A FIRE FIGHTER, WAS RIDING IN THE RIGHT JUMP SEAT BEHIND THE CAB OF UNIT #1. THE FIRE TRUCK WAS RESPONDING TO A FIRE CALL AND HAD ALL EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT OPERATING. THE EMPLOYEE HAD TAKEN OFF HIS AIR TANK TO MAKE SOME ADJUSTMENTS AND WAS TRYING TO PUT IT BACK ON. ABOUT THAT TIME THE FIRE TRUCK DROVE AROUND A CORNER AND BEGAN TO ACCELERATE. EMPLOYEE #1 COULD NOT HANG ON AND WAS THROWN FROM THE TRUCK ONTO THE PAVEMENT. HE WAS KILLED.
Keywords: firefighter, truck, fall, fire truck, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104322474 Fatality Concussion Firefighting occupations

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