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Accident: 108384.015 - Employee Falls And Breaks Ankle When Scaffold Tips Over

Accident: 108384.015 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 08/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1339222.01508/16/2018Evergreene Architectual Arts, Inc.
At 8:00 a.m. on August 16, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working from a 6-foot scaffold and plastering the exterior of a nine-story building as part of a multiemployer renovation project. He leaned over the scaffold's guardrail, and the scaffold tipped over and fell. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of 5.8 feet, and struck the concrete surface. He was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for two fractures to his left ankle.
Keywords: overturn, fall, fall protection, guardrail, scaffold, fracture, equipment failure, construction, structural collapse, ankle, leaning over
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation   9 60
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1339222.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Plasterers

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