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Accident: 170178628 - Two Employees Are Crushed Between Lift Platform And Floor

Accident: 170178628 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 12/11/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
As assigned, Employees #1 and #2, a maintenance mechanic and a leadman for Honeywell, Inc., were working on and under the platform of a hydraulic scissor lift hoist. The blocks in the runways for the hoist base came out, causing the hoist and platform to fall. When the platform descended, the employees were crushed between the platform and the floor. Two serious and one general citations were issued.
Keywords: platform, hydraulic lift, blocks, caught between, crushed, elevated work plat
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119846293 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, mechanics and repairers
2 119846293 Hospitalized injury Fracture Not specified mechanics and repairers

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