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Accident: 202600326 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Scissor Lift

Accident: 202600326 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 04/09/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31414629104/15/20101742J & J Acoustics, Inc.
At approximately 11:40 a.m., on April 9, 2010, an employee, Drywall/Framer, was working inside a scissor lift installing soffit under a nine foot ceiling. The employee was reaching for a clamp, when his tools caught the lever on the lift, causing the lift to go backwards, turning left and pinning against the soffit. The lift continued to go in reverse, and tipped over with employee onto to the ground. Employee was treated and released the same day.
Keywords: head, pinned, construction, fall, soffit, concussion, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314146291 Non Hospitalized injury Concussion Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:5
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Fall, other

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