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Accident: 118580.015 - Employee Is Killed When Lift Hits Steel Beam

Accident: 118580.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 08/01/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1420382.01508/01/2019Simon Roofing & Sheet Metal Corp
At 1:30 p.m. on August 1, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a roofing company, were engaged in roofing activity as part of the renovation of a manufacturing plant. They were working from the basket of a JLG articulating aerial boom lift and replacing roof panels from below the roof. The lift unexpectedly moved toward the ceiling. Employee #1's head struck against a steel beam, and he sustained fatal head injuries.
Keywords: repair, roof panel, steel beam, boom, ceiling, construction, fracture, roof, head, equipment failure, aerial lift, brain, struck against, roofer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Alteration or rehabilitation   1 74 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1420382.015 53 M Fatality Concussion Roofers

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