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Accident: 116559.015 - Employee Falls As Lift Tips Over And Dies From Brain Hemorrh

Accident: 116559.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 05/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1403650.01505/24/2019Hwami Builder Llc
At 4:45 p.m. on May 22, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, w as working at a multiemployer construction project, the renovation of a one-stor y commercial building. He was operating a scissor lift and moving it down a ste el ramp to unload it from a trailer. The ramp collapsed, and the scissor lift t ipped over. Employee #1 fell from the lift and struck his head on the ground. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he died from i nternal bleeding in the brain.
Keywords: aerial lift, brain, construction, fall, hemorrhage, loading, loading ramp, lost balance, overturn, ramp, seat belt, structural collapse, trailer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1403650.015 36 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing
FatCause:

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