Brief Description of Incident:
While an employee was lowering a scissor lift a cable wire became lodged under the scissor lifts pivot point, causing the scissor lift to be pulled upwards and move off the level ground. The scissor lifts automatic safety shutdown activated and shut the unit down.
• Employees working with overhead equipment need to be aware of potential hazards from above.
• Prior to using a scissor lift employees must receive proper training and review the safe operating guide.