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Accident: 200203735 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Platform

Accident: 200203735 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 08/02/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31464393308/02/20111795Estes Enterprises, Inc.
On August 2, 2011 Employee #1 was working for a construction subcontractor at an air cargo renovation site. He had begun to dismantle the hydraulic unit of a dock lift. When the hydraulic pressure was released, the lift dropped approximately 15 in. Employee #1 was crushed and pinned underneath the lift platform. He was killed.
Keywords: platform, hydraulic lift, dismantling, pinned, construction, crushed, abrasion, fall, struck by, pressure release
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314643933 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Other

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