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Accident: 118262.015 - One Employee Is Killed, One Is Injured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 118262.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 07/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1417696.01507/23/2019Par Electrical Contractors, Inc.
At 3:50 p.m. on July 22, 2019, Employees #1 and #2, employed by an electrical services company, were working from a portable work platform, an A.B. Chance 12-foot Baker scaffold, that was attached to a newly installed 59-foot utility pole. The work platform separated from the pole, and both employees fell approximately 42 to 45 feet. Employee #1 was killed. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for fall-related injuries.
Keywords: utility pole, installing, scaffold, power lines, insulator, ladder, construction, falling object, equipment failure, fall protection, fall, work platform
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1417696.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Other Electrical power installers and repairers
2 1417696.015 33 M Fatality Other Electricians

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