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Accident: 200083269 - Employee Injured When Pinned Between Lift Rail And Beam

Accident: 200083269 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 09/22/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31018771109/24/20071791Eastern Steel Erectors, Llc
On September 22, 2007, Employee #1 was in an aerial lift. He was backing up the lift when he became pinned between a horizontally erected piece of steel and the top rail of the aerial lift. He had his back to the steel beam and did not realize how close it was to the lift. Employee #1 sustained non-life-threatening injuries, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: clearance, steel beam, pinned, work rules, construction, caught between, aerial lift, backing up, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310187711 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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