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Accident: 110395.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries When Aerial Lift Tips Over

Accident: 110395.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 10/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1353980.01510/16/2018Interstate Heating Co., Inc.
At 11:30 a.m. on October 16, 2018, Employee #1 was operating a JLG 860 SJ aerial lift at a two-story residence and preparing to install gutters as part of a multiemployer construction project. The lift became stuck in the mud. As Employee #1 attempted to free the lift, it tipped over and ejected the employee. Employee #1 grabbed the boom and rode it down, a fall of approximately 37 feet, without any fall protection. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a dislocated shoulder, a head laceration, and a fractured kneecap.
Keywords: overturn, boom, dislocated, ejected, mud pit, roll-over, residential construction, laceration, knee, head, fracture, fall protection, fall, aerial lift, unstable surface, shoulder, stuck, unstable soil
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1353980.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Dislocation Aerial Lift Operator

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