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Accident: 106933.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffolding Platform To Lower Platform A

Accident: 106933.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 02/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1297647.01502/28/2018Scaled Composites, Llc
At 9:34 a.m. on February 16, 2018, an employee left the wing bay of an aircraft onto a Biljax rolling scaffold that had been set up underneath the wing. When exiting the bay, the employee had to hunch down and lean on the midrail of the scaffolding which detached itself from one side of the posts. The employee fell backwards onto a platform that was approximately 11 feet lower and suffered a concussion. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: scaffolding, elevated work platform, fall, scaffold, aircraft, concussion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1297647.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Concussion Laborers, except construction

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