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Accident: 100153.015 - Two Employees Fall From Scaffolding And Incur Back And Head

Accident: 100153.015 -- Report ID: 0316100 -- Event Date: 10/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1272802.01510/25/2017T & A Construction Llc
At 6:15 a.m. on October 25, 2017, Employees #1 and #2, employed by a construction company, were working at the multiemployer renovation of a commercial building. After emptying a trash bin, they were waiting for an elevator. Employee #1 leaned on the railing of a scaffold being used as an elevated walkway. The railing gave way, and both employees fell to the concrete below, a fall height of approximately 6 feet. Emergency services were called, and the two employees were transported to the hospital, where both were admitted. Employee #1 was treated for back injuries. Employee #2 was treated for a head injury.
Keywords: structural collapse, fall, head, scaffold, guardrail, construction, unsecured, walk platform, back
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1272802.015 60 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Drywall installers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold
2 1272802.015 35 F Hospitalized injury Other Drywall installers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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