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Accident: 200830149 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Hydraulic Lift

Accident: 200830149 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 12/28/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30059955212/29/19981711Kumho Refrigeration Inc.
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on December 28, 1998, Employee #1 was underneath an industrial cargo scissor lift, removing the hydraulic fluid lines in preparation for relocation of the lift. Once the hydraulic line was removed, the lift descended on Employee #1. He was crushed and killed.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, dismantling, unsecured, work rules, construction, hydraulic line, caught between, crushed, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300599552 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Other

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