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Accident: 114584.015 - Employee Falls When Scaffold Collapses, Breaks Arm And Pelvi

Accident: 114584.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 11/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1386082.01503/19/2019Bsa Production Framing
At 10:30 a.m. on November 8, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a framing contractor , was working at a multiemployer project, the construction of a new residential townhouse development. He was framing the crickets on the roof of a building. The employee accessed the bracket scaffold by climbing over the parapet wall and dropping onto the scaffold platform. One of the bracket frames broke at the 90 -degree mitre weld, and the scaffold platform collapsed. Employee #1 fell, a fa ll height of approximately 14 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for injuries that included f ractures to the arm and pelvis.
Keywords: arm, carpenter, elevated work platform, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, fracture, framing, multiemployer, pelvis, residential construction, roof, scaffold, structural collapse
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1386082.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
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