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Accident: 136279.015 - Employee Falls In Scissor Lift And Later Dies From Head Inju

Accident: 136279.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 06/11/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1536208.01506/14/2021Southern Iowa Mechanical Llc
At 9:00 a.m. on June 11, 2021, an employee worked in a scissor lift to remove a steel column. The column was disconnected from the floor and ceiling and leaned against the scissor lift. The scissor lift then fell over due to the weight appl ied with the employee in the basket. The employee and scissor lift hit the groun d, and ejected the employee who received head injuries. The employee was hospita lized for the head injuries and died a few days later.
Keywords: basket, ejected, fall, head, roll-over, scissor lift, steel column
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1536208.015 42 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist: 14
Cause: Demolition

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