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Accident: 102202.015 - Worker Falls When Scaffold Collapses

Accident: 102202.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 07/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1285243.01507/20/2017Memo'S Scaffolding Norwalk Inc

At 10:15 a.m. on July 17, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a scaffold company, was working at a multifamily building construction site. He was on a scaffold and disassembling it. The scaffold was not properly braced, and it tipped over. Em ployee #1 fell, a fall height of 14 feet. Emergency services were called, and E mployee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fal l-related injuries.

Keywords: collapse, dismantling, fall, fall protection, residential construction, scaffold
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 22

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1285243.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 14
Cause: Plastering

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