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Accident: 899757 - Employee Injured When Knocked Off Scaffold By Load Of Bricks

Accident: 899757 -- Report ID: 0355114 -- Event Date: 04/04/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12368310404/04/19941741A.Myron Cowell Inc.

Employee #1 was cutting the band on a bundle of bricks. When the band broke, the bricks knocked him off a 26 foot high scaffold. Employee #1 had removed and not replaced the brace/guardrail. Employee #1 suffered injuries to his back (spine) and shoulders.

Keywords: guardrail, shoulder, spine, work rules, construction, brick, brace, fall, struck by, scaffold

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123683104 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Brickmasons and stonemasons apprentices

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