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Accident: 200750297 - Employee Killed When Pinned Between Bucket And Cage

Accident: 200750297 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 01/29/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12204955402/01/19991791Crimson Iron
Employee #1 and a coworker were in an aerial lift bucket truck hooking up steel as part of a steel erection project when the bucket became caught on a beam. In an attempt to free it, they moved the bucket up and down, and also rotated the boom. When the bucket finally came loose from the beam, it shot upward, pinning Employee #1 between the bucket cage and the steel beam directly above him. He was killed.
Keywords: iron worker, pinned, struck against, caught by, construction, caught between, steel erection, aerial lift controls, mech malfunction, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 122049554 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Bolting-Up/Detail Work
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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