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Accident: 89358.015 - Employee Is Killed When The Basket Of Bucket Truck Falls And

Accident: 89358.015 -- Report ID: 0830100 -- Event Date: 10/08/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1182596.01510/10/2016Midwest Power Inc.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on October 8, 2016, an employee was dead-ending new power transmission lines. The passenger side of the bucket truck's outrigger failed. The basket of the bucket truck fell striking the ground and the employee was killed.
Keywords: truck, falling object, equipment failure, outrigger, power lines, ejected, construction, work platform, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition   65 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1182596.015 35 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Electricians FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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