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Accident: 202540753 - Employee Dies In Fall From Aerial Lift Tip Over

Accident: 202540753 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 07/23/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12615712207/23/20097349California Cleaners
At approximately 11:35 a.m. on July 23, 2008, Employee #1 was cleaning a window awning from an up-right lift, elevating work platform, approximately 24-in. above the ground. The lift was provided by the hotel. The outriggers on the lift were not installed on the four sides of the elevating work platform as required by the manufacturer. The outriggers were installed on two sides only. While cleaning, the lift and Employee #1 fell to the ground. Employee #1 died on July 24, 2009.
Keywords: platform, head, outrigger, cleaning, fall, concussion, untrained, aerial lift, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126157122 Fatality Other Janitors and cleaners

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