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Accident: 96840.015 - Lift Rider Struck And Is Injured When The Lift Passes Under

Accident: 96840.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 06/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1244604.01506/29/2017Weis Llc
Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a construction company, were working at a multiemployer construction site. Coworker #1 was operating a Skyjack SJIII 3219 scissor lift and was returning the lift to the charge station. Employee #1 was riding as a passenger in the lift. They had to pass under five overhead conveyor belts. As they passed under the fifth conveyor, Employee #1 failed to respond to Coworker #1's verbal warning. He was caught between the guard rails of the lift and the overhead conveyor belt. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to seven ribs.
Keywords: rib, riding on equipment, guardrail, fracture, caught between, aerial lift, conveyor, conveyor belt, construction, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1244604.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Installers And Repairers

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