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Accident: 132846.015 - One Employee Is Killed And One Is Injured In Fall From Suspe

Accident: 132846.015 -- Report ID: 0625500 -- Event Date: 01/29/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1512457.01501/29/2021Gulf State Protective Coating, Inc.

At 11:55 a.m. on January 29, 2021, two employees worked from a suspended scaffol d to conduct an inspection of the interior of a water tank for pen holes after s andblasting. At some point, the scaffold collapsed at one end and the employees fell approximately thirty-five feet. Employee #1 was killed by multiple blunt fo rce trauma injuries on the employee's body and Employee #2 was hospitalized to t reat head and chest blunt force trauma injuries.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, chest, collapse, fall, head, inspecting, sandblasting, scaffold, scaffold collapse, torso, two pt susp scaffold, water tank
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair   185 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1512457.015 55 M Fatality FallDist: 35

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