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Accident: 141581.015 - Employee Dies From Head Trauma After Aerial Lift Rolls Over

Accident: 141581.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 11/29/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1566053.01511/30/2021Faciliserv, Inc.
At 1:13 p.m. on November 29, 2021, Employee #1, the lead field service technicia n, was repairing a vinyl curtain in the gym of a high school. Employee #1 was ra ised in an elevated platform (i.e., bucket/basket) of a Genie Model Number AWP-2 5S lift that was without power, while a coworker, a field technician, was on the ground pushing the lift. The lift rolled over and Employee #1 fell from the ele vated platform, approximately 28 feet 5 inches, to the ground below. Employee #1 was transported to a hospital, where he died from head trauma.
Keywords: aerial lift, bucket , elevated work platform, fall, fall from elevation, head, roll-over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1566053.015 29 M Fatality Aerial Lift Operator

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