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Accident: 108093.015 - Two Employees Fall From Scaffolding, One Employee Is Killed

Accident: 108093.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 08/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337043.01508/08/2018Emmanuel Gomez
At 2:57 a.m. on August 8, 2018, two employees were installing insulation and wer e using a two-tiered mobile scaffolding approximately 12 feet tall with no outri ggers or railing attached. Both employees fell to the floor when the scaffoldin g tipped over and fell. Employee #1 was killed during the fall and Employee #2 suffered a broken wrist, laceration over his left eye, and a concussion.
Keywords: concussion, fall, fracture, head, laceration, scaffold, scaffold collapse, scaffolding, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Other   1 22 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1337043.015 57 M Fatality Helpers, construction trades FallDist: 12
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
2 1337043.015 63 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 12
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)

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