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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 (belo w) 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 k idney damage. Afterwards, he was transported to the hospital and released after approximately two days.
Keywords: arm, blood clot, ceiling, collapsed lung, crushed, guardrail, hoist, kidney, lung, personnel cage, platform, scissor lift, stand-up operator, struck by, welding, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   52
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1341926.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters

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