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Accident: 200999217 - Employee Is Caught Between Lift Bucket And Beam And Killed

Accident: 200999217 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 04/30/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31586590705/02/20121622Walsh Construction
On April 30, 2012, Employee #1, with Walsh Construction, was placing bridge girders and beams while working on a temporary ramp leading to a bridge. Employee #1 was working from an aerial lift. Employee #1 was positioning the aerial lift and was pinned between the basket and a bridge steel beam. He was found unresponsive and died a week later.
Keywords: beam, highway, tunnel, girder, construction, caught between, bridge, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Alteration or rehabilitation $20,000,000 and over X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315865907 Fatality Other Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Placing bridge girders and beams
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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