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Accident: 122080.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall After Being Caught Between Aerial

Accident: 122080.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 11/27/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1448102.01511/29/2019Steelco, Inc.
At 4:40 p.m. on November 27, 2019, an employee was bolting/connecting steel jois ts from an aerial lift. The employee began to move backwards to the next locatio n when he was caught between a steel joist and the aerial lift controls. A cowor ker lowered the aerial lift and the employee then fell forty feet as the lift de scended and he was no longer pinned. The employee was killed by multiple blunt f orce trauma injuries.
Keywords: aerial lift, aerial lift controls, blunt force trauma, caught between, descending, fall, joist, pinned, steel erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1448102.015 26 M Fatality FallDist: 40
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Moving Poi

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