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Accident: 200690873 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed While Operating Scissor Lift

Accident: 200690873 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 03/26/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31062241003/27/20071721Fine Painting Co., Inc.
On March 26, 2007, an employee was painting overhead, while being supported by a scissors lift that was borrowed from another contractor. While leaning over the railing of the scissors lift to paint a section of the beam, his tyvek suit became entangled with the control lever. The lift was activated and moved vertically crushing and killing the employee between the railing and the overhead beam.
Keywords: ppe, caught by, paint, crushed, painter, motor vehicle, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 5 50 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310622410 Fatality Other Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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