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Accident: 200451979 - Electrician Is Killed When Crushed By Lift

Accident: 200451979 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 02/01/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30952342102/01/20061731Dotson Electric Company, Inc.
On February 1, 2006, Employee #1, an electrician, was using a JLG Industries aerial lift (Model Number 450 AJ, Series II) to install electrical conduit on the 24-ft-high ceiling of a building under construction. He was found dead, pinned between the lift basket and a ceiling beam. There were no witnesses to the accident.
Keywords: beam, asphyxiated, installing, conduit, electrician, construction, crushed, aerial lift, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309523421 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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