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Accident: 124191.015 - Employee Dies After Fall While Trying To Access Scaffold

Accident: 124191.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 12/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1451479.01512/16/2019The G.B. Group, Inc.
At 12:55 p.m. on December 5, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was climbing a 15-foot vertical ladder attached to a scaffold at a four-story multifamily building. Debris netting obstructed access to the scaffold guardrails. As Employee #1 attempted to transition to the scaffold, he became entangled in the debris netting and fell, a fall height of 10 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was treated for multiple injuries, including neck and spinal fractures, paralysis, and severe lacerations to the head. He died at the hospital on December 20, 2019.
Keywords: access/egress, fall, fall protection, ladder, scaffold, net, residential construction, laceration, head, fracture, entangled, climbing on ladder, paralysis, spine, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   4 12 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1451479.015 55 M Fatality Cut/Laceration Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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