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Accident: 200641249 - Employee Killed In Fall When Aerial Lift Bucket Overturns

Accident: 200641249 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 08/31/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30238801202/01/20001799Ron Haver Welding Service
On August 31, 1999, Employee #1 and two coworkers were completing the construction of a new outdoor advertising sign. Employee #1 was dismounting the 22 ft high billboard scaffold, but when he stepped inside the aerial lift bucket, the bucket flipped over and he fell to the ground. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: hoisting mechanism, unsecured, construction, descending, fall protection, advertising sign, elevated work plat, aerial lift, overturn
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition Under $50,000 22 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302388012 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:22
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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