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Accident: 999615 - Employee Dies Of Blood Clot While Recovering From Fall

Accident: 999615 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 09/08/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10454950609/30/19871731Bonniwell Electric Of Dassel, Inc.
On September 8, 1987, Employee #1 elevated himself 12 ft in a Halline utility bucket truck, model EMF 14SL, and positioned himself next to a roof. As he attempted to climb out of the bucket and onto the roof, the basket tipped and he fell to the pavement. Employee #1 sustained a fractured pelvis and was hospitalized. During his recovery in the hospital, a blood clot moved into his lung and he died. At the time of the accident, Employee #1 was not tied off with a belt and lanyard.
Keywords: blood clot, fracture, work rules, construction, pelvis, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, tie-off, circulatory blockage
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104549506 Fatality Fracture Electricians

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