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Accident: 53607.015 - Employee Is Ejected From Aerial Lift And Is Killed

Accident: 53607.015 -- Report ID: 0830100 -- Event Date: 10/18/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
943763.01510/21/2013Big Sky General Rental Inc.,
At 2:00 p.m. on October 18, 2013, Employee #1 was using a Genie Aerial lift to load rental equipment onto a trailer for its return to the rental store. As the employee repositioned the basket of the lift, he swung the counter weight over the edge of the trailer, causing the aerial lift to tip over. Employee #1 was ejected from the lift and sustained trauma to his head and chest and was killed.
Keywords: struck against, trailer, aerial lift, counterbalance, head, powered industrial vehicle, roll-over, personnel cage, fall, chest, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 943763.015 46 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Sales representatives, mining, mfg., & wholesale

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