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Accident: 170034201 - Two Employees Injured In Fall When Scaffold Collapses

Accident: 170034201 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 03/18/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12333382503/18/19981761On Target Construction

Employees #1 and #2 were working on a wood pole pump jack scaffold platform when one support of the three legs broke. The two employees fell more than 30 ft to the ground. Both sustained injuries and Employee #1 was killed. The scaffold legs were of questionable quality, and the required bracing was missing.

Keywords: unsecured, work rules, construction, pump jack scaffold, equipment failure, scaffold collapse, fall, bracing, scaffold
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 4 30

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 123333825 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:30
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold
2 123333825 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:30
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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