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Accident: 202526976 - Employee Injured In Fall While Climbing Up Scissor Lift

Accident: 202526976 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 07/23/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11969279607/30/20071731All City Electric
At approximately 2:30 a.m. on July 23, 2007, Employee #1, an electrician for All City Electric, was in a scissor lift adjusting the lights at a Safeway store in Salinas, CA. He climbed out of the lift and then was trying to climb back up the lift to lower it when he fell approximately 13 ft onto a grocery rack. Employee #1 suffered a hernia and was transported to Salinas Memorial Hospital, where he was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: work rules, electrician, construction, fall, hernia, aerial lift, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119692796 Hospitalized injury Hernia Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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