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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 joists from an aerial lift. The employee began to move backwards to the next location when he was caught between a steel joist and the aerial lift controls. A coworker lowered the aerial lift and the employee then fell forty feet as the lift descended and he was no longer pinned. The employee was killed by multiple blunt force trauma injuries.
Keywords: steel erection, caught between, descending, joist, fall, aerial lift, blunt force trauma, pinned, aerial lift controls
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 Other FallDist:
FatCause: Fall, other

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