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Accident: 101414.015 - Employee In Scissor Lift Incurs Multiple Head Injuries

Accident: 101414.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 12/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1282375.01512/08/2017Vela Brothers Painting, Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on December 1, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a pai nting company, were working at a multiemployer construction project, a multi-lev el parking garage. They were in a scissor lift and being lifted from the third to the fourth level when Employee #1's head and face became caught between the l ift's rail and a concrete ceiling beam. Emergency services were called, and Emp loyee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for injur ies to his chin, cheek bones, nose, temple, and eye sockets.
Keywords: aerial lift, caught between, concrete beam, construction, eye, face, head, nose, painter, rail
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1282375.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause:

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