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Accident: 14443659 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14443659 -- Report ID: 0355114 -- Event Date: 06/01/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10571181606/01/19881741Suburban Masonry Company

Employee #1 was on the platform of a metal tube scaffold off loading 12 inch cinder blocks from a material loader (Highlander type). The platform was not serviced by standard guardrails and/or toe boards for its entire length of 88 feet. Employee #1 fell from the unguarded platform to the concrete floor, sustained head and other bodily injuries, and died.

Keywords: head, guardrail, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, off loading, unguarded, scaffold

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105711816 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers

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