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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 37996.015 - Employees Is Killed In An Aerial Lift Fall

Accident: 37996.015 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 07/16/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
817121.01507/16/2012Fino Electric, Llc

At 8:30 a.m. on July 16, 2012, an employee was operating a JLG800AJ aerial lift and raised its bucket before becoming wedged against the back of another aerial lift parked behind him. After the boom arm was released, it jolted laterally, e jecting the employee from the bucket where he fell 30-35 feet. The employee st ruck his head on the concrete ground surface and was killed from the fall.

Keywords: aerial lift, construction vehicle, fall, head
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition   1 40 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 817121.015 44 M Fatality Electrical power installers and repairers FallDist: 35
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work

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