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Accident: 202126579 - Employee Dies In Fall From Sidewalk Height

Accident: 202126579 -- Report ID: 0627410 -- Event Date: 04/30/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30725031605/01/20081711Thermodyn Contractors, Inc.
On April 30, 2008, Employee #1 was using a JLG commander scissor lift to fix a trim and paint it. While moving the lift on a 6-ft wide sidewalk, the lift capsized. Employee #1 fell off the 6-in. high sidewalk onto the asphalt paving. He sustained concussion. Employee #1 was transported to the Thomason Hospital, where he died in the Intensive Care Unit NF4.
Keywords: head, roll-over, construction, fall, concussion, painter, motor vehicle, work surface, aerial lift, asphalt
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307250316 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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