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Accident: 202440939 - Employee Is Paralyzed By Scissor Lift

Accident: 202440939 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 05/05/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30745665705/05/20057699John K Owen
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on May 5, 2005, Employee #1 was attempting to remove the hydraulic cylinder from a scissor lift. The fork of a forklift was being used to support the lift. He was injured when the lift closed and crushed his neck between the scissor arm and frame of the lift. He was hospitalized at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, in Colton, CA. Employee #1 is now a paraplegic.
Keywords: maintenance, paralysis, hydraulic cylinder, crushed, industrial truck, neck, vertebra, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307456657 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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