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Accident: 822007 - Construction Worker Injured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 822007 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 11/06/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1883074511/19/19871741Quality Masonry

EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CLEANING MORTER PANS THAT WERE ON A TUBULAR WELDED FRAME SCAFFOLD. THE SCAFFOLD WAS 8 TO 9 FEET HIGH, 50 INCHES WIDE AND 30 FEET LONG. AS HE FINISHED EACH PAN HE WOULD TOSS IT, UPSIDE DOWN, ONTO A GRAVEL DRIVEWAY. WHEN HE FINISHED THE LAST PAN AND TOSSED IT, IT GOT CAUGHT IN HIS JACKET. THE FORCE OF THE PAN PULLING ON HIS JACKET CAUSED HIM TO FALL OFF THE SCAFFOLD AND ONTO THE DRIVEWAY. HE SUSTAINED A COMPOUND FRACTURE OF HIS LEFT LEG AND A FRACTURED RIGHT WRIST.

Keywords: clothing, fracture, cleaning, construction, fall, fall protection, leg, scaffold, tubular scaffold, wrist

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18830745 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; brickmasons, stonemasons, tilesetters

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