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Accident: 107810.015 - One Employee Is Killed And One Is Hospitalized In Fall From

Accident: 107810.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 07/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1334230.01507/30/2018Ismael Callejas
At 9:41 a.m. on July 27, 2018, Employee #1, #2, and #3 were installing Tyvek home wrap to the exterior of a newly built residential dwelling. Two metal work platforms were placed between three support poles. Employee #1 and #2 were on a 24 foot work platform placed that was placed on the support poles of a set of pump jack scaffolding. Employee #3 was on the other work platform. The 24 foot work platform became displaced, and Employee #1 and #2 fell approximately 24 feet to the ground. Employee #1 suffered head and body injuries, and was killed. Employee #2 suffered bruising and contusions, requiring medical treatment.
Keywords: pump jack scaffold, fall protection, head, fall, contusion, elevated work platform
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 41 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1334230.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold
2 1334230.015 28 M Fatality Other Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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