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Accident: 121551.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Aerial Lift

Accident: 121551.015 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 11/12/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1443949.01511/12/2019Del Metro, Inc.
At 2:30 a.m. on October 12, 2019, Employee #1 was handing material to installers, putting up exterior sheathing, while he was working a Genie Z/60, aerial lift. After losing his balance, Employee #1 then fell 18 feet, from an upper parking garage level, to the concrete sidewalk (below) and suffered blunt impact injuries to the head and torso with skeletal fractures and was killed.
Keywords: aerial lift controls, falling object, lost balance, material handling, head, fracture, fall, unguarded, aerial lift, concrete, construction, blunt force, torso
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   10 100 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1443949.015 52 M Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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