UP RIGHT – “A Resource For Aerial Lift Safety”

This website was created in the aftermath of the tragic accident that took the life of University of Notre Dame student videographer Declan Sullivan in October 2010. Its aim is to help high schools, colleges and university administrators understand key considerations for aerial lift safety. It is not meant to be used as a form … Continue reading UP RIGHT – “A Resource For Aerial Lift Safety”

OSHA Hazard Alert – Scissor Lift Safety

Student Worker Killed While Filming Football Practice from a Scissor Lift The scissor lift shown above is an example and is included for illustrative purposes only. It is not the specific lift involved in the incident described in this Hazard Alert. Incident During the Fall 2010 college football season, a student who was also an … Continue reading OSHA Hazard Alert – Scissor Lift Safety

Notre Dame Student Dies in Campus Lift Collapse

A 20-year-old University of Notre Dame student was fatally injured Oct. 27 when his lift collapsed while he was filming a football practice. Declan Sullivan, a junior from Long Grove, Ill., died while filming the football practice for the Department of Athletics from a hydraulic scissor lift at the university’s LaBar Practice Complex. The incident … Continue reading Notre Dame Student Dies in Campus Lift Collapse