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Accident: 113931.015 - Two Employees Are Injured When Scaffold Collapses

Accident: 113931.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 12/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1374028.01502/05/2019Northern Sky Builders
At 3:00 p.m. on December 7, 2018, Employees #1 and #2, employed by a siding comp any, were installing metal siding on the front of a new two-story residential st ructure. They were working from metal engineered scaffolding when the scaffold' s wood frame broke free and fell. The two employees fell, a fall height of 12 f eet, and struck the snow and blacktop surface. Emergency services transported t he employees to the hospital, where both were admitted. Employee #1 was treated for a fractured right foot that required surgery. Employee #2 was treated for bruising to the hip and shoulders.
Keywords: contusion, fall, fall protection, falling object, foot, fracture, frame, hip, installing, residential construction, scaffold, shoulder, siding, structural collapse
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1374028.015 24 M Non Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 12
Cause: Installing metal siding
2 1374028.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist: 12
Cause: Installing metal siding

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