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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 141337.015 Event: 11/17/2021Employee Is Killed In Fall From Truck Platform To Ground
At 6:45 a.m. on November 17, 2021, an employee was hooking up brake lines and el ectrical lights on a semi-truck to a tanker when he fell onto the hard ground be low. The employee had been standing on a platform approximately 3.5 feet off the ground when he fell and struck his head and chest causing a skull fracture and multiple broken ribs. The employee was killed.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, chest, elevated work plat, elevated work platform, fall, fall from elevation, fracture, head, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, platform, rib, skull, tractor traile
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1565067.015 Fatality Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer

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