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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 767806 Event: 04/27/1992Employee Killed After Falling From Scissor Lift Platform
Employee #1 was parking a scissor lift on a flatbed trailer. The front left wheel ran off the side of the trailer and the scissor lift fell off the trailer with Employee #1 on its platform. He tried to jump, but was struck by the guardrail on the platform. He landed on his stomach on the concrete pavement and hit his chin against the concrete, sustaining a severe head injury. He was killed.
Keywords: loading, head, guardrail, fall, struck by, aerial lift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107554511 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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