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Accident: 202315495 - Employee Fractures Pelvis When Scissor Lift Tips Over

Accident: 202315495 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 10/14/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11964878011/01/20051731Mission Electric Company
On October 14, 2005, Employee #1, a journeyman electrician, was installing a 0.75-in. by 1-in. metal conduit in the ceiling of a commercial building under construction. Employee #1 was operating an Upright XL-24CW scissors lift with the platform, elevated approximately 12 ft above the concrete floor. While attempting to maneuver the lift around 2-ft by 2-ft by 1-ft deep floor holes, one tire went into a hole, causing the lift to tilt over. Employee #1 jumped out of the lift approximately 3-5 ft, before the lift made contact with the floor. Employee #1 fractured his pelvis.
Keywords: fracture, installing, building, conduit, roll-over, electrician, construction, pelvis, aerial lift, tire
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119648780 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:12
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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