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Accident: 14306245 - Employee Killed When Unstable Genie Lift Falls

Accident: 14306245 -- Report ID: 0454713 -- Event Date: 06/24/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12057706906/28/19941711Rock City Mechanical
Employee #1 was 7 ft above the floor on a Genie personnel lift. He was installing all-thread and brackets on a 623 Banbury line to suspend duct work. When he had finished work on the longer rod, Employee #1 told the people below that he was on his way down. Employee #1 and the Genie lift fell to the concrete floor. He sustained severe head injuries and died. The Genie lift, model PLC-30 P, had not been set up with the provided outriggers, which were stacked approximately 8 feet away from the lift.
Keywords: construction, fall, work rules, set up, outrigger, unsecured, unstable position, installing, head
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120577069 Fatality Other Sheetmetal duct installers

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