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Accident: 132741.015 - Employee Falls From Scissor Lift And Is Killed

Accident: 132741.015 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 08/05/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1490792.01508/24/2020C-Cable Solutions Llc
At 3:00 p.m. on August 5, 2020, an employee was operating a scissor lift (SkyJac k SJIH 3219) to access a hanging cable wire. The employee left the lift to stand on an elevated platform to better position the lift. After positioning the lift , the employee grabbed an unspecified object and walked towards the lift platfor m to grab a hanging cable wire. The employee fell approximately ten feet and was killed by blunt force trauma to unspecified body parts.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, scissor lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1490792.015 56 M Fatality Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers FallDist: 5
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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