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Accident: 200555688 - Employee Falls Onto Cement Tarmac From Elevated Platform

Accident: 200555688 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 03/07/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31152984603/09/20098999Airborne Support Inc
On March 7, 2009, Employee #1 was standing on an elevated work platform while attempting to change a skylight on a DC-3 aircraft. The platform was lifted into position by a forklift, and fell off the forks when the metal straps failed and broke. Employee #1 fell 12-14 feet onto the cement tarmac.
Keywords: aircraft, airport, industrial truck, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, concrete
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311529846 Fatality Concussion Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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