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Accident: 14319941 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Scissor Lift Components

Accident: 14319941 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 10/28/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12318013510/31/19943441Greiner Industries, Incorporated
Employee #1 was operating a scissor lift on which the safety latches had been broken off from the control levers. He leaned over the front of the lift platform, inadvertently contacting the control levers and raising the platform. His upper body was crushed between the lift railing and an overhead crane rail. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: safety latch, inadequate maint, work rules, control lever, caught between, crushed, overhead crane, aerial lift controls, aerial lift, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123180135 Fatality Other Millwrights

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