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Accident: 201042876 - Employee Falls Into Manlift Shaft And Is Killed

Accident: 201042876 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 12/05/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31042671312/05/20061541Perini Building Company
Employee #1 was backing a "Georgia" buggy (Miller Scoot-Crete Stand-on Power Buggy) when he struck a portion of a man lift shaft guarded by a plywood wall located inside the parking garage under construction. The plywood swung up, the buggy went half way into the shaft and Employee #1 fell 70 ft to the bottom of the pit. Employee #1 sustained multiple injuries and fractures and was killed.
Keywords: fracture, guard, shaft, pit, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310426713 Fatality Fracture Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec FallDist:
FallHt:70
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks
FatCause: Fall from vehicle (vehicle/construction equipment)

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