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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201042025 Event: 09/30/2004Employee Is Injured In Fall From A Scissor Lift
On September 30, 2004, Employee #1 was setting floor truss/joists into place from a scissor lift. He climbed on top of a guardrail to obtain a better position for the installation when he lost his balance and fell. He fell approximately 9 ft to the ground. At the time of the work, he was not wearing any type of fall protection equipment. He was transported to a medical center, where he was hospitalized for multiple fractures.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, truss, guardrail, installing, joist, fall, fall protection
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308209535 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; carpenters and related workers

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