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Accident: 202490330 - Employee Is Injured When Pinned By I-Beam

Accident: 202490330 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 03/31/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582606504/06/20101623Gemma Power Systems Llc

Employee #1 was adjusting turnbuckles that were attached to a pipe. Employee #1 was working approximately 20 feet above grade in the work platform of an aerial device. Employee #1 was in the aerial device backing out of the work area when he was pinned between the controls of the platform and a horizontal I-beam that was at the top of the cross-brace system. Employee #1 was hospitalized internal injuries. The employer was constructing an electric distribution plant.

Keywords: beam, pinned, construction, pipe, aerial lift controls, elevated work plat, aerial lift
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 4

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125826065 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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