Accident Report Detail
Accident: 128370.015 - One Is Killed, One Is Injured When Trapped On Lift Above Fir
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At 10:00 a.m. on August 5, 2020, Employees #1 and #2, employed by a pipeline con struction company, were working from an aerial lift and removing piping from a s tabilizer tower. A fire broke out below, the aerial lift failed to operate, and the two employees were trapped on the lift. Employee #1 jumped off the lift, h it his head on a pipe, and was killed. Employee #2 also jumped off the lift, su staining injuries in the fall. Employee #2 was transported by emergency service s to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a fractured leg from th e fall and burns from the fire.