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Accident: 14511711 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14511711 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 07/19/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10360980607/22/19861741B & B Masonry

Employee #1 was helping to dismantle a scaffold. He was standing on the walking surface at the top of the fourth 6-foot-section jack. Employee # 1 removed a floor board, and put it down where it did not overlap another board. He then he saw a coworker untying a section that was secured to another scaffold. Employee #1 grabbed the section of scaffold, turned around, and stepped on the board that he had removed and set down. The board shifted and he fell 24 ft. Employee #1 was killed.

Keywords: board, dismantling, work rules, construction, fall, inattention, scaffold

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103609806 Fatality Cut/Laceration Brickmasons and stonemasons apprentices

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