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Accident: 128381.015 - Employee Falls From Mobile Scaffold And Is Killed

Accident: 128381.015 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 07/16/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1484169.01507/17/20201751145884 - German P Martinez
At 12:00 a.m. on July 16, 2020, an employee was working from a Franklin Heavy Du ty Mobile Scaffold to install metal tracking along the roof of a building in pre paration to install metal stud partitions. While attempting to relocate the scaf fold, one of the caster wheels rolled over a piece of cardboard used to cover a floor flush mount floor drain. The scaffold became unbalanced and began to tip o ver causing the employee to fall backwards nine feet and strike his head. The sc affold then fell on top of the employee. The employee received a severe head lac eration and other unspecified injuries that killed him.
Keywords: cover, fall, falling object, floor opening, head, installing, laceration, lost balance, mobile scaffold, overturn, scaffold, struck against, struck by, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1484169.015 45 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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