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Accident: 14392476 - Employee Killed Between Aerial Lift Bucket And Pipe Rack

Accident: 14392476 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 02/23/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10226009802/25/19931731Industrial Specialty Contractors
Employee #1 worked for an electrical and instrumentation contractor. He was installing brackets on electrical conduit, which had been installed the previous day in a pipe rack about 25 ft above ground level, using a JLG model 40 aerial lift. The same aerial lift had been used the day before and for two hours that day. The boom of the aerial lift failed to stop telescoping because of a malfunctioning control. Employee #1 was crushed to death between the aerial lift bucket and the conduit in the pipe rack.
Keywords: chest, fracture, installing, boom, control lever, construction, equipment failure, crushed, mech malfunction, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102260098 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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