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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 936732 - Employee Killed In 30 Ft Fall From Manlift

Accident: 936732 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 03/20/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11289089203/20/19971731Moynihan Electric, Inc.
Employee #1 was in a manually propelled, hydraulic manlift that had been elevated approximately 20 feet so that he could install electrical conduit in a ceiling. The manlift tipped over, causing the employee to fall approximately 30 ft. He sustained a fractured skull and was killed. The lift's outriggers were not extended to provide stability.
Keywords: fracture, installing, outrigger, unsecured, work rules, construction, skull, fall, elevator
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 112890892 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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