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Accident: 201354321 - Employee Falls From Scalfold, Later Dies

Accident: 201354321 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 03/23/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31548549003/24/20121796World Scaffolding, Llc

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on March 23, 2012, Employee #1 was assisting with the erection of a pin lock scaffold system. The employee accessed a concrete slab with an unguarded floor side. Employee #1 was assisting the lead carpenters to stage or light the area. The employee stepped backwards off the slab and fell approximately 87 ft to the ground. Employee #1 was transported to an area hospital, where the employee later died.

Keywords: concrete slab, fall, unguarded, scaffold
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant Maintenance or repair $500,000 to $1,000,000 6 87 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315485490 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:87
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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