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Accident: 201401759 - Property Damaged When Stave Hits Scaffold

Accident: 201401759 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 03/17/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12506270303/20/19981541Metro Industrial Contr

While lowering a stave into position the neutral lever on the air hoist was inadvertently engaged allowing the stave to free fall approximately 4 ft onto the scaffold. The impact broke a 12-in.-square hole in the scaffold platform. No employees were injured in this incident.

Keywords: hoisting mechanism, control lever, hoist, inattention, scaffold, scaffolding
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Alteration or rehabilitation $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 100

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 125062703

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