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Accident: 597518 - Employee'S Leg Crushed By Scissor Lift

Accident: 597518 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 04/01/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11011122604/01/19923524Snapper, Inc.
Employee #1 responded to a second maintenance call on a hydraulic scissor lift that was installed into a floor pit. He determined that a leak in a hydraulic hose was causing the problem and attempted to remove and replace the defective hose. During removal of the defective hose, hydraulic pressure was released and the scissor lift fell to its down position. Employee #1's left leg was crushed and the bones were fractured.
Keywords: leak, fracture, hydraulic lift, maintenance, hose, hydraulic line, crushed, fall, falling object, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110111226 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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