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Accident: 200011559 - Employee Is Killed When He Falls From A Scissor Lift

Accident: 200011559 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 08/22/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30562449608/22/20022051Schnucks Supermarkets
On August 22, 2002, Employee #1, a maintenance worker, was using a JLG scissor lift to mark anchor points on the ceiling for fluorescent lights. None of the four chain guards on the lift were secured. He was moving from one anchor point to mark the next, 90 inches away, when he fell 13.5 ft from the lift onto the concrete floor and died.
Keywords: guardrail, unsecured, work rules, fall, elevated work plat, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305624496 Fatality Other Painters, construction and maintenance

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