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Accident: 14312060 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14312060 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 05/08/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1777973705/09/19861521Meklin Builders, Inc.

Employee #1 was working from a 26-ft-high tubular welded scaffold that had been built four sections high. He was installing furring strips for cedar shake siding to the front of a brick building, using a powder-actuated fastener. He was at the top level of the scaffold when he fell and struck his head against the pavement. Employee #1 was killed. There were no guardrails, and no ladder been installed for egress.

Keywords: head, guardrail, work rules, ladder, construction, fall, fall protection, tubular scaffold

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17779737 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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