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Accident: 132172.015 - Employee Falls Through Scaffold Rails And Is Killed

Accident: 132172.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 12/11/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1508761.01512/11/2020Westside Contractors Inc.
At 8:00 a.m. on December 11, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was working at the construction of a new multifamily residential structure. He was moving a plank from the balcony deck to the scaffold when he missed a st ep and fell through the scaffold rails. The employee fell 60 feet. He sustaine d a blunt force traumatic head injury and was killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, brain, deck, fall, fall protection, guardrail, head, material handling, plank, residential construction, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1508761.015 48 M Fatality FallDist: 60
FallHt:60
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