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Accident: 14563415 - Employee Killed In 30 Ft Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14563415 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 04/16/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1498176504/19/19841799Delcon Mcmullan

Employee #1 was working from an approximately 30 ft high scaffold, proofing a steel beam. As he reached over the top rail, it slipped off the pin atop the rail post and sprung open. Employee #1 fell onto the concrete floor and died several hours later as a result of internal hemorrhaging. He was wearing a safety belt, but his lanyard was not secured to any structure.

Keywords: guardrail, unsecured, hemorrhage, work rules, slip, construction, fall, fall protection, tie-off, scaffold

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14981765 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction trades, n.e.c.

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