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Accident: 117414.015 - Two Employees Are Injured When Ejected From Scissor Lift

Accident: 117414.015 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 06/19/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1410408.01506/20/2019Ironwood Group Llc

At 9:00 a.m. on June 19, 2019, Employees #1 and #2, employed by a wood products manufacturer, were engaged in installation work at a manufacturing plant. They were working from a scissor lift's aerial platform and moving a steel pipe appro ximately 20 feet in length and 260 pounds. The pipe lost its footing and began to swing, striking the aerial platform, tipping it over, and ejecting the employ ees from the platform. The employees fell approximately 15 feet and struck the concrete surface. Both required hospitalization. Employee #1 was treated for f ractures to a femur and the tailbone. Employee #2 was treated for a fractured p elvis and a hairline fracture of the elbow.

Keywords: aerial lift, construction, ejected, elbow, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, fracture, hoisting mechanism, leg, metal pipe, pelvis, rigging, scissor lift, struck by, tips over, vertebra
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Maintenance or repair   0 15

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1410408.015 40 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
2 1410408.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors

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