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Accident: 55388.015 - Employee Is Caught Between Scissor Lift And Steel Beam And I

Accident: 55388.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 12/05/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
951116.01512/05/2013East Coast Fireproofing Co. Inc.
At 1:45 p.m. on December 5, 2013, Employee #1 was using a scissor lift to secure a poly tarp around a steel column, prior to spraying fireproofing compound on the steel beam. As The employee was draping the tarp, it became caught on the joystick lever, causing the scissor lift to rise up. Employee #1 was caught between the horizontal steel beam and the top rail of the scissor. The employee was crushed and killed.
Keywords: steel beam, powered industrial vehicle, crushed, cover, caught between, steel column
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $20,000,000 and over 14 168 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 951116.015 37 M Fatality Asphyxia FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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