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Accident: 14319933 - One Employee Killed, One Injured As Lift Basket Crushes Both

Accident: 14319933 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 04/18/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11616058104/19/19961542Palmer Construction Company, Incorporated

Employees #1 and #2, iron workers, were positioning a strut support for welding. They became caught between the work basket on a hydraulic boom-supported elevating work platform and a steel beam. Employee #1 was killed and Employee #2 was hospitalized.

Keywords: steel beam, iron worker, construction, caught between, crushed, aerial lift

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116160581 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 116160581 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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