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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 commercial building. He was operating a JLG 450AJ aerial lift and working from the 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 pinned between the basket's guardrail and the joist, and he was asphyxiated.
Keywords: pinned, struck against, aerial lift, crushed, guardrail, joist, neck, installing, equipment operator, construction, caught between, asphyxiated
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 Asphyxia Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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