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Accident: 119111.015 - Three Employees Fall In Scaffold Collapse And Receive Multip

Accident: 119111.015 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 07/31/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1419682.01507/31/2019Concrete General, Inc.
At 8:02 a.m. on July 31, 2019, Employee 1 and Employee 2 stood on a metal scaffo lding plank that was secured at one end to begin painting the underside of a bri dge. When Employee 3 attempted to join them on the plank, the scaffolding pin an d support pole broke, and all three employees fell approximately twenty-five fee t. Coworkers immediately called for emergency medical responders and attempted t o provide basic first aid. All three employees were hospitalized to treat their injuries. Employee 1 received a fractured right scapula, radius and ulna, and mu ltiple contusions, abrasions, and lacerations to the entire body. Employee 2 rec eived a four-inch head laceration, and contusions, abrasions, and minor lacerati ons to the entire body. Employee 3 received fractures to the left wrist and fore arm, and contusions, abrasions, and minor lacerations to the entire body.
Keywords: abrasion, arm, collapse, contusion, emergency response, fall, fall from elevation, forearm, fracture, head, laceration, ladder jack scaffold, pin, shoulder, torso, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Maintenance or repair   24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1419682.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist: 24
FallHt:24
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause:
2 1419682.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist: 24
FallHt:24
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause:
3 1419682.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist: 24
FallHt:24
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause:

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