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Accident: 94734.015 - Employee Dismantling Scaffold Falls And Incurs Multiple Inju

Accident: 94734.015 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 04/13/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1225216.01504/14/2017Ferreira Construction

At 3:00 p.m. on April 13, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working at a bridge construction project. He was dismantling a scaffold wo rk platform when he fell backward off the scaffold, striking the concrete surfac e 8 feet below. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for four fractured ribs and four fractured vertebrae.

Keywords: bridge, construction, dismantling, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, fracture, rib, scaffold, vertebra
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 8

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1225216.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

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