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Accident: 133802.015 - One Employee Is Killed, Another Is Injured When Lift Tips Ov

Accident: 133802.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 03/03/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1518016.01503/05/2021Why Not Iron, Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on March 3, 2021, Employee #1 and Employee #2 and four coworkers we re performing drive-in rack removal operations in a large cold storage warehouse . Employee #1 and Employee #2 were in a Genie GS-3232 scissor lift approximately 34 feet above the ground removing the top drive-in rail support system. Coworke r #1 was securing a rack that was being disassembled with a rope attached to a b ar joist as a make shift pulley. Coworker #2 was removing the lower drive-in rai ls that held the racking system together. Coworker #3 and Coworker #4 were picki ng up hardware that had fallen to the ground. Employee #1 was on a scissor lift assisting in the removal of a top drive-in rail support system with Employee #2. As Employee #2 removed the disassembled rail support system, the rail system su ddenly fell onto the scissor lift causing the scissor lift to tip onto its side killing Employee #1. Employee #2 was seriously injured and hospitalized but surv ived.
Keywords: aerial lift, contusion, equipment operator, falling object, fracture, hip, inexperience, leg, material handling, metal rail, overturn, pulley, puncture, roll-over, rope, scissor lift, unsecured, warehouse
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Demolition   37 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1518016.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist: 34
Cause: Demolition
2 1518016.015 31 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist: 34
Cause: Demolition

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