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Accident: 108128.015 - Employee Falls From Floating Scaffold And Is Killed

Accident: 108128.015 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 08/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337436.01508/09/2018Melrose Enterprises, Ltd.
At 1:30 p.m. on August 8, 2018, an employee was working from a wooden swing stag e platform suspended scaffold while completing some masonry repairs around some window openings of a 4-story building. The platform was held in place by a synt hetic rope and was raised or lowered by a block and tackle. The employee fell a pproximately 3 stories when one end of the platform slid down and tilted. The em ployee was transported to the hospital for treatment of multiple injuries includ ing a fractured ribs with a punctured lung. The employee died on August 9, 2018 .
Keywords: blocks, construction, elevated work platform, fall, fracture, lung, puncture, rib, rope, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   4 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1337436.015 50 M Fatality Brickmasons and stonemasons FallDist: 30
Cause: Exterior masonry

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