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Accident: 108494.015 - Employee Falls, Injures Leg When Scaffold Tips Over

Accident: 108494.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1332097.01507/19/2018Turn Key General Contractors, Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on July 16, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in demolition work at a one-story commercial building. He was stand ing on a wheeled scaffold platform and removing ductwork. The wheels were not l ocked. A wheel of the scaffold rolled over a hole in the floor, causing the sca ffold to tip over. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of approximately 4 feet. Th e employee was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated fo r an unspecified leg injury.
Keywords: construction, demolition, fall, fall protection, floor hole, leg, overturn, scaffold, unsecured, wheel
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1332097.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist: 4
FallHt:4
Cause: Demolition
FatCause:

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