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Accident: 202528105 - Employee Dies After Being Pinned By Aeirial Lift

Accident: 202528105 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 01/23/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31417253701/23/20101721Cooper-Vennett Property Services, Inc.

On January 23, 2010, Employee #1 was a painter. He was working from an aerial lift which had the working platform placed in a tight location. When the painting work was finished, Employee #1 was moving the working platform out of the tight location. His head and neck became pinned between a part of the aerial lift work platform and an awning structure. Employee #1 was hospitalized and placed on life support. He was diagnosed as brain dead and died at 2:40 p.m. the next day.

Keywords: head, pinned, caught between, painter, brain, aerial lift
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314172537 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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