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Accident: 124054.015 - Employee Dies Of Injuries Received In Fall Off Bridge Column

Accident: 124054.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 02/15/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1463286.01502/15/2020North Perimeter Contractors, Llc
At 12:00 a.m. on February 15, 2020, an employee was working from an aerial lift basket to remove bridge column formwork. At some point, the employee was having trouble removing a section of plywood form and stepped out of the aerial lift ba sket without connecting his life-line to an anchor point. As the employee steppe d onto the plywood platform, the surface shifted and the employee fell approxima tely thirty feet. The employee was hospitalized with a punctured lung, fractures to the left arm and leg, but later died of his injuries.
Keywords: aerial lift, arm, basket, fall, fall protection, fracture, leg, lung, puncture
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition   30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1463286.015 49 M Fatality Carpenters FallDist: 30
Cause: Forming

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