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Accident: 136573.015 - One Employee Is Killed, Another Is Injured, Both Are Ejected

Accident: 136573.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 06/27/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1538317.01506/28/2021Superior Service Solutions, Inc.

At 6:15 a.m. on June 27, 2021, Employee #1 and Employee #2 were operating a 39,0 00 pound Genie S-85 extendable boom aerial lift washing windows on a 5 story off ice building. As the employees moved across a section of concrete decking, the d ecking was failed under the weight of the lift and the rear two wheels collapsed beneath the decking causing the front wheels to propel upward. Neither employee was wearing fall protection. Employee #1 and Employee #2 were ejected out of th e basket. Employee #1 was killed and Employee #2 was hospitalized as a result of their injuries.

Keywords: aerial lift, blunt force, blunt force trauma, cleaning, collapse, concrete, decking, ejected, equipment operator, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, janitor, lift operator , malfunction, material handling, ppe, str

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1538317.015 60 M Fatality Janitors and cleaners

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