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Accident: 37996.015 - Employees Is Killed In An Aerial Lift Fall

Accident: 37996.015 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 07/16/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
817121.01507/16/2012Fino Electric, Llc
At 8:30 a.m. on July 16, 2012, an employee was operating a JLG800AJ aerial lift and raised its bucket before becoming wedged against the back of another aerial lift parked behind him. After the boom arm was released, it jolted laterally, ejecting the employee from the bucket where he fell 30-35 feet. The employee struck his head on the concrete ground surface and was killed from the fall.
Keywords: aerial lift, construction vehicle, fall, head
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition   1 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 817121.015 44 M Fatality Cut/Laceration Electrical power installers and repairers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Fireproofing
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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