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Accident: 116418.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Scaffold'S Hoisting Shaft

Accident: 116418.015 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 05/18/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1401948.01505/18/2019Sciame Construction, Llc
At 4:00 p.m. on May 18, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a construction company, were working from a scaffold inside a 32-story commercial building that was being constructed. They were sweeping and cleaning a scaffold platform when Employee #1 fell through the scaffold's hoisting shaft and landed on a lower floor landing. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: platform, fall, fall protection, open shaft, scaffold, hoist, construction, shaft, work platform, cleaning, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   32 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1401948.015 49 M Fatality Concussion Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FatCause: Heat/hypothermia

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