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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170366652 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed Between Basket And Sign

Accident: 170366652 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 02/02/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30737776202/03/20041799Atlas Sign Company, Inc.
Employee #1 was installing a sign for Atlas Sign Company. His coat was caught on the controls which raise and lower the basket and he became pinned between the sign's catwalk and the top of the basket. His neck and chest were crushed and he was killed.
Keywords: chest, asphyxiated, installing, hoisting mechanism, construction, caught between, crushed, aerial lift controls, advertising sign, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 15 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307377762 Fatality Asphyxia Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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