Worker Falls 15 Feet Inside Metal Supply Warehouse

THROOP -- A worker was hurt after falling about 15 feet inside at warehouse in Lackawanna County.

Emergency crews were called to Nivert Metal Supply in Throop around 2 p.m. on Thursday.

The police chief says the worker was on a scissor lift that tipped causing him to fall and land on a rack about 15 feet high.

Rescuers had to use a ladder to get him down.

The chief expects him to be okay after the workplace accident here in Lackawanna County.

2 comments

  • Fredric

    What was this worker doing wrong? It sounds like he didn’t put his outriggers out or he was way too high for the equipment or someone else fooled with the controls.

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