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Accident: 99521.015 - Employee Falls From Fire Truck Onto Street

Accident: 99521.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 09/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1264162.01509/18/2017San Francisco Fire Dept
At 2:28 p.m. on September 9, 2017, Employee #1 was inspecting, cleaning, and wip ing a fire truck. Employee #1 went to the passenger side of the fire truck to a ttach a 100-foot hose onto a nozzle that was used in conjunction with a 100-foot aerial ladder. While standing on top of the fire truck, approximately 7 feet f rom the ground, and reached for a tool to release a coupling, he fell. Employee #1 struck the street below and was knocked unconscious. Employee #1 was taken to a nearby hospital where he was admitted and received treatment for his injuries that included a lacerated scalp, multiple broken ribs, and a contusion on the t op of his left knee.
Keywords: contusion, elevated work platform, fall, fire fighter, fire truck, knee, laceration, rib, scalp
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1264162.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Fire Fighter

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