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Accident: 14391007 - Employee Killed When Aerial Lift Collapses

Accident: 14391007 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 02/11/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10159969402/18/19878711Modjeski & Masters
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10163670202/13/19873993Super Neon Advertizing Inc.
Employee #1 was riding in a personnel carrier attached to an aerial boom that was extended 85 ft. He was at a height of 50 ft inspecting structural members of an elevated section of Interstate 20 when apparently the outriggers suddenly shifted. This caused the platform to tilt and caused the extended boom and carrier to arc toward a bridge support column. Employee #1's head struck against the column, and he was killed.
Keywords: bridge column, head, aerial lift, outrigger, collapse, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101599694 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
2 101636702 Occupation Not Listed

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