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Accident: 111651.015 - Two Employees Are Injured In Scaffold Collapse

Accident: 111651.015 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 12/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1364827.01512/10/2018Notre Dame High School, Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on December 7, 2018, an employee was working for a parochial high school. He was standing on a portable scaffold. Some coworkers were on the ground. They were moving the scaffold system as the employee was still on the platform. The scaffold system started to tip over. The employee jumped from scaffold before the scaffold fell onto the floor. He fell from height. He sustained fractures. He was hospitalized for two or more days. A second employee was injured in this incident. The narrative did not say whether he was also on the scaffold or one of the workers on the ground. He was treated and released.
Keywords: scaffold collapse, unstable position, fall, fracture, scaffold, lost balance, falling object, scaffolding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1364827.015 61 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Machinery maintenance occupations

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