Worker Suffers Critical Head Injury in Scissor Lift Accident | Daily Construction News

Abbostford, B.C., Canada—A construction worker suffered a critical head injury when he was crushed between the guardrail of scissor lift he was using and the frame of a canopy at a retail-store construction site. Firefighters had to use a hydraulically powered rescue tool to free the unconscious worker. A fire department spokesperson said that the victim’s head had contacted a sprinkler head above him. The victim was first taken to a regional hospital, then flown to a trauma center in critical condition. WorkSafeBC is investigating. -