Case Report from OSHA files
- While sitting or kneeling on a fixed deck plank attached to a fabricated frame scaffold, a worker was pulling a
16-foot long 2x4 off the bucket of an excavator. There were no guardrails at the working level. When the other end of the 2x4 slipped off the bucket, the
employee did not let go of his end, and was pulled off the deck. He fell 16 feet to the ground, sustaining facial fractures and other injuries.