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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 656132 - Employee Injured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 656132 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 02/24/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11354402703/01/20001791Red Oak Corporation

Employee #1, an iron worker, had climbed from the basket of an articulating boom onto a tubular welded-frame scaffold when he fell 26 ft to the ground. He sustained serious injuries, for which he was hospitalized.

Keywords: iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, scaffold, tubular scaffold
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 35

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 113544027 Hospitalized injury Other Structural metal workers FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Welding/Bu
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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