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Accident: 201496221 - Employee Is Injured When Scissor Lift Tipp Over

Accident: 201496221 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 02/29/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31507400503/15/20121711Modern Air Mechanical
At approximately11:30 a.m., Employee # 1 was working for Modern Air Mechanical as an installer. Employee # 1 was operating the JLG 40 foot Scissor Lift and it tipped over. Employee # 1 fell approximately 21 feet. Employee # 1 suffers a fractured left femur. The accident was reported to DOSH (Division of Occupational Safety and Health) 0n February 29, 2012.
Keywords: fracture, fall, fall protection, aerial lift, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315074005 Hospitalized injury Fracture Sheetmetal duct installers FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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