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Accident: 839258 - Employee Dies In Fall With Aerial Lift

Accident: 839258 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 06/13/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12209755306/14/19937349D.J.'S Cleaning Services
Employee #1, age 36, was standing 30 ft high in the basket of a Genie personnel lift washing the exterior windows of a building. Outriggers, required for use by the manufacturer, were not being used. For some reason(s), the lift wobbled and fell. The lift and the employee struck the concrete sidewalk. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: window washer, outrigger, collapse, work rules, struck against, fall, concrete, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 122097553 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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