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Accident: 14291215 - Employee Injured In Fall From Collapsing Scissor Lift

Accident: 14291215 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 01/15/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10688270701/15/19931795Manorville Contracting Corp.
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on January 8, 1993, Employee #1, a laborer, was burning a piece of steel 6 in. by 8 in. by 5 ft from a scissor lift elevated to approximately 7 ft 3 in. When the cut was nearly complete, the steel came down and became lodged in the lift's scissor mechanism, causing the lift to tip over and throw Employee #1 approximately 12 ft along the ground. He sustained a fractured hip and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, hoisting mechanism, construction, jammed, fall, falling object, hip, aerial lift, cutting and burning, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106882707 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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