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Accident: 992875 - Employee Injured In Fall From Loader Bucket

Accident: 992875 -- Report ID: 0253630 -- Event Date: 03/16/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10213747803/23/19877538Town Of Amherst Highway Dept
On March 16, 1987, Employee #1 was removing a tarp from a semi-truck while standing in the bucket of a Caterpillar 950 Highlift front end loader. While he was rolling up the tarp, it caught and slipped out of his hands. This caused him to fall out of the bucket 10 feet to the ground. He injured his right knee, left hand and elbow, and the left side of his head, breaking his glasses. He was treated at Erie County Community Hospital and released.
Keywords: knee, head, front end loader, loader bucket, fall, lost balance, hand, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102137478 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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