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Accident: 85322.015 - Worker Falls From Powered Platform And Is Killed

Accident: 85322.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 05/13/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1147823.01505/13/2016Hard Rock Cafe International (Usa), Inc.
At 10:45 a.m. on May 13, 2016, a worker was working from a Genie Personnel lift to remove and install advertising banners on the side of the building. After ra ising the lift to a height of 9.5 feet, its platform fell away from the building , causing the worker to fall to the ground. The worker was taken to a nearby hos pital where he was treated and died three days later. The incident investigation revealed that only two of the four outriggers were in use and were not installe d properly with the outriggers set parallel to the building and not pinned.
Keywords: elevated work platform, fall, hydraulic lift, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1147823.015 51 M Fatality Technicians, n.e.c.

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