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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 l oad rental equipment onto a trailer for its return to the rental store. As the e mployee repositioned the basket of the lift, he swung the counter weight over th e edge of the trailer, causing the aerial lift to tip over. Employee #1 was ejec ted from the lift and sustained trauma to his head and chest and was killed.
Keywords: aerial lift, chest, counterbalance, fall, head, personnel cage, powered industrial vehicle, roll-over, struck against, trailer, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 943763.015 46 M Fatality Sales representatives, mining, mfg., & wholesale

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