Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201185998 - Worker Is Injured When Scissor Lift Falls Over

Accident: 201185998 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 10/26/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31269200710/26/20111731Mcmahon Electric Inc.
At approximately 9:05 a.m. on October 26, 2011, a worker with McMahon Electric, Inc., was in a scissor lift (Serial Number 452161031) changing an exterior light bulb. When the lift fell, he sustained unspecified injuries. The lift was located on a sloped sidewalk and the distance from the sidewalk to the bottom of the exterior light measured approximately 19 ft. The investigation determined that the injured employee was a partner of his company and that he directed his own work. There was no employer-employee relationship.
Keywords: lighting fixture, slope, aerial lift, overturn, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312692007 Hospitalized injury Other Supervisors, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:19
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close