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Accident: 142468.015 - Employee Falls From Scissor Lift And Receives Fractures To A

Accident: 142468.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/30/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1571028.01501/05/2022Dci Group, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on December 30, 2021, an employee worked from a SkyJack scissor li ft to remove a piece of plastic attached to the ceiling. The employee positioned the scissor lift in front of an overhead door and started working when a cowork er, unaware of the location of the employee, activated the door, which moved upw ards. The employee attempted to lower the lift, but the door caught hold of the scissor lift and caused the lift to tip over. The employee held onto the guardra il and was partially ejected; however, the employee's left leg was caught under the toe board of the scissor lift. The employee was hospitalized to treat fractu res to the left ankle and a vertebra.
Keywords: ankle, caught between, compound fracture, guardrail, overhead door, scissor lift, tips over, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1571028.015 43 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 14
FallHt:14
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause:

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