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Accident: 200750420 - Two Employees Killed When Cherry Picker Overturns

Accident: 200750420 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 11/13/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11253941611/15/19997349Mid Ohio Window Cleaning

At approximately 9:30 a.m. on November 13, 1999, Employees #1 and #2, both window washers for Mid-Ohio Window Cleaning, were in a cherry picker, cleaning the windows of the First Knox Bank. The aerial lift overturned and they fell between 50 and 75 ft. Employees #1 and #2 were killed. The lift's outriggers were not in use at the time of the accident.

Keywords: window washer, hoisting mechanism, outrigger, unsecured, work rules, fall, elevated work plat, aerial lift, overturn, unstable position

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112539416 Fatality Other Janitors and cleaners
2 112539416 Fatality Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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