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Accident: 108613.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries When Crushed Between Sciss

Accident: 108613.015 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 08/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1341926.01508/28/2018Pennsylvania Steel Erectors
At 11:50 a.m. on August 24, 2018, Employee #1 was welding lintels in the ceiling, while standing in a scissor lift, with the platform extended into the path of personnel hoist. The Scissor lift Platform was inadvertently, struck from (below) by a moving personnel hoist car and as a result, Employee #1 was then crushed between the (upper) scissor's lift guardrail and the ceiling. Employee #1 then sustained a broken arm and wrist, collapsed lung, blood clot in his lungs, and kidney damage. Afterwards, he was transported to the hospital and released after approximately two days.
Keywords: platform, arm, blood clot, lung, kidney, personnel cage, guardrail, hoist, crushed, ceiling, scissor lift, collapsed lung, struck by, stand-up operator, wrist, welding
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   52
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1341926.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Other Welders and cutters FallDist:
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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