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Accident: 125773.015 - Employee Is Killed When Pinned Between Aerial Lift And Joist

Accident: 125773.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 04/29/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1473682.01504/30/2020Verigent, Llc
At 1:10 p.m. on April 29, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a staffing agency, was installing data cable at a multiemployer construction project, a single-story co mmercial building. He was operating a JLG 450AJ aerial lift and working from th e elevated basket. As he moved the lift in reverse, approximately 40 feet above the ground, he struck a perpendicular steel joist. Employee #1's neck was pinn ed between the basket's guardrail and the joist, and he was asphyxiated.
Keywords: aerial lift, asphyxiated, caught between, construction, crushed, equipment operator, guardrail, installing, joist, neck, pinned, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1473682.015 30 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work

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