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Accident: 200999548 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Scissor Lift

Accident: 200999548 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 10/05/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31505081510/06/20111731The Power Source Llc
On October 5, 2011, Employee #1 was working from the deck of an elevated scissor lift, which was near an automatic roll-up door. The power to the automatic roll-up door was not locked out. The sensor for the door was inadvertently activated, causing the door to open. As the top of the door moved along its track, the door struck the scissor lift. The scissor lift toppled, and Employee #1 fell off. Employee #1 was killed. (Note: Narrative did not indicate the height of the fall.)
Keywords: clearance, fracture, head, construction, lockout, fall, elevated work plat
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315050815 Fatality Fracture Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Exterior cladding
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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