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Accident: 123425.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 123425.015 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 01/24/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1458214.01501/24/2020C.B. Carpentry Corp.
At 3:45 p.m. on January 24, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a construction compan y, was installing cedar shake siding on the west side of a three-story residenti al building. He was working with no fall protection from the plank of an interm ixed scaffold system approximately 20 feet above ground. The employee fell and landed at the bottom of a below-ground open stairwell under the scaffold, a fall height of approximately 25 feet. As he landed, his head struck the concrete st airway. Employee #1 sustained a traumatic head injury and was killed.
Keywords: brain, carpenter, concrete, fall, fall protection, head, installing, plank, residential construction, scaffold, stair, struck against, traumatic, unguarded fl opening, wall, work platform
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 1458214.015 30 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist: 25
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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