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Accident: 170239933 - Employee Injured In Fall From Scissor Lift

Accident: 170239933 -- Report ID: 1055310 -- Event Date: 10/05/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11142323210/05/19937353Island Rentals Inc
Employee #1 was injured while attempting to load a small scissor lift onto the bed of a flatbed trailer. As he approached the ramp of the trailer, the scissor lift hit the lip of the ramp's end and became unstable. Employee #1 feared for his safety and tried to jump clear. The scissor lift centered itself on the ramp as he jumped. Employee #1 received a head injury, a broken wrist, and a broken shoulder when he fell 4 feet onto asphalt.
Keywords: loading, fracture, head, shoulder, ramp, riding on equipment, fall, aerial lift, asphalt, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111423232 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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