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Accident: 571083 - Construction Employee Injured In Fall From Aerial Lift

Accident: 571083 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 06/09/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10102639106/11/19871799Performance Contracting Inc.
AT APPROXIMATELY 8:52 PM ON JUNE 9, 1987, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS MOVING A GROVE MANLIFT FROM THE PAINT SHOP TO THE BODY SHOP. HE DROVE THE FRONT WHEELS OF THE MANLIFT ONTO A PLYWOOD WALKWAY BRIDGING A CONVEYOR PIT. THE WOOD PLATFORM AND SUPPORT GAVE WAY, CAUSING THE UNIT TO FALL INTO THE PIT NOSE FIRST. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CATAPULTED FROM THE BASKET AND LANDED ABOUT 25 FEET AWAY. HE WAS HOSPITALIZED WITH HEAD INJURIES.
Keywords: ejected, head, construction, pit, unstable surface, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101026391 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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