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Report: Fall or jump from vehicle in normal operation, nonroadway at R & R Ditching Service, Inc. in Temple, Texas
An employee was riding in the basket of a bucket truck placing cable from pole to pole. As the truck advanced slowly along the ground, it struck a hole. As the truck moved out of the hole, it rocked and the employee fell from the bucket to the ground. The employee sustained fractured vertebrae and a spinal injury.
|Part of Body
|Boom truck, bucket or basket hoist truck
|Floors, walkways, ground surfaces, unspecified
|Fall or jump from vehicle in normal operation, nonroadway
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