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Accident: 200831600 - One Worker Killed, One Injured When Bus Strikes Scissor Lift

Accident: 200831600 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 09/19/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31343232009/20/20111731Egg Electric Inc.
Two employees were working from a scissor lift 10 feet in the air, replacing roadside light fixtures. An MTA bus struck the scissor lift. The employees were thrown to the ground. Employee #1 suffered a head injury and died from his injuries. Employee #2 was hospitalized with nonlife-threatening injuries.
Keywords: head, highway, maintenance, installing, lighting fixture, construction, collision, fall, fall protection, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 1 14 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313432320 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:10
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold
2 313432320 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:10
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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