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Accident: 201487568 - Employee Is Crushed Between Scissor Lift And Wall

Accident: 201487568 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 02/01/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12576018103/03/20051751Ciarra Construction
Employee #1 was clearing an 8 ft by 8 ft wall opening from a scissor lift. The controls malfunctioned, and he was crushed between the top of wall opening and scissor lift guardrail. Employee #1 was admitted to the hospital for treatment of multiple chest contusions.
Keywords: chest, wall, control lever, construction, crushed, mech malfunction, aerial lift, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125760181 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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