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Accident: 117587.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall When Scaffold Collapses

Accident: 117587.015 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 07/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1412522.01507/01/2019Spanglish Home Improvement Corp
At 12:15 a.m. on July 2, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in framing work for a three-story residence. He was working from a job-made outrigger scaffold when the scaffold collapsed. Employee #1 fell appro ximately 25 feet and sustained fatal head injuries.
Keywords: brain, carpenter, equipment failure, erection process, fall, fall protection, head, residential construction, scaffold, skull, structural collapse, wood erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   3 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1412522.015 17 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist: 25
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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