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Accident: 170157937 - Employee Killed In Fall From Rolling Scaffold

Accident: 170157937 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 12/06/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11217398412/06/19941742J. J.A.Y.S. Installation

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on December 6, 1994, Employee #1 was working from a metal rolling scaffold approximately 8 ft 3 in. above floor level. He was installing a metal T-bar in the ceiling of a supermarket expansion project. He apparently fell from the scaffold, which had no guardrails, and landed on the concrete floor. He sustained massive head injuries and blood loss. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at Holy Cross Hospital in Mission Hills.

Keywords: fracture, head, guardrail, installing, loss of blood, mobile scaffold, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112173984 Fatality Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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