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Accident: 171111396 - Employee Killed When Scissor Lift Tipped Over

Accident: 171111396 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 03/19/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12738859303/20/20011721Preferred, Inc. - Fort Wayne
Employee #1 was blowing dust off overhead beams in preparation for painting a 23-foot-high ceiling. He moved the scissor lift and drove it into a 12-inch-long by 12-inch-wide by 6-inch-deep hole. The scissors lift fell over on Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: dust, paint, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127388593 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Fall, other

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