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Accident: 200461960 - Employee Is Killed When Thrown From A Scissor Lift

Accident: 200461960 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 11/22/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30811193911/22/20051542Bacon Construction Company Incorporated
On November 22, 2005, Employee #1 and a coworker were installing weatherproofing plastic panels on the Mark Industries scissor lift. The welds connecting the platform to the elevating assembly failed and the platform came off the elevating assembly. They were thrown to the concrete floor and sustained serious injuries and were hospitalized. Employee #1 died on November 30, 2005. The coworker injuries were not recorded.
Keywords: platform, head, carpenter, equipment failure, industrial truck, fall, concussion, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 2 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308111939 Fatality Concussion Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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