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Accident: 202455986 - Two Workers Are Injured When Crushed By Aerial Lift

Accident: 202455986 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 11/24/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31338007312/02/20091761Westway Construction Inc
At approximately 9:10 a.m. on November 24, 2009, Employees #1 and #2, of Westway Construction Inc., were fitting and installing architectural sheet metal on a building. While installing the sheet metal, they used an aerial lift when they were caught between the guardrail of the lift and the building wall. Employees #1 and #2 were hospitalized for injuries. Employee #1 sustained back injuries, and Employee #2 sustained 10 fractured ribs, a ruptured liver, and internal bleeding.
Keywords: fracture, sheet metal, construction, liver, caught between, rib, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313380073 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing metal siding
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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