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Accident: 691626 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scissor Lift

Accident: 691626 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 08/05/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10209778908/19/19877929United Concerts Inc.
Employee #1 and coworkers were dismantling and removing a concert sound system. The speaker units were being loaded from an elevated platform onto a scissor lift. Employee #1 stepped backward and fell through an open railing on the elevated platform onto a cement walkway. He sustained massive head injuries and died the next day.
Keywords: loading, head, guardrail, dismantling, rail, work rules, fall, elevated work plat, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102097789 Fatality Cancer Construction laborers

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