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Accident: 97021.015 - Employee In Lift Is Pinned Between Guardrail And Building

Accident: 97021.015 -- Report ID: 0454716 -- Event Date: 06/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1245683.01506/30/2017Creative Remodeling Design, Inc.
At 12:00 p.m. on June 30, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working at the site of a two-story commercial building. He was working from the basket of an aerial lift and installing exterior siding. As Employee #1 attempted to move the lift toward the building, his neck was pinned between an eave and the lift's top guardrail. Employee #1 lost consciousness. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted, observed, and released two days later with no significant injuries.
Keywords: pinned, aerial lift, installing, roof, neck, guardrail, caught between, unconsciousness, building, carpenter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1245683.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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