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Accident: 200740561 - Employee Injured When Aerial Lift Overturns

Accident: 200740561 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 10/29/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30255286411/01/19991542Lakeview Associates Llc
Employee #1 was operating a JLG scissor lift to install Tyvex covering on the plywood exterior 15 ft up the side of a building. He drove the lift over the curb of a handicapped access ramp, and the lift tipped over. Employee #1 sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: ramp, construction, riding on equipment, mech mat handling, slope, aerial lift, overturn, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302552864 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:15
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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