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Accident: 132222.015 - Employee Dies After Fall From Scaffold Saddle Side Attachmen

Accident: 132222.015 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 01/07/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1508966.01501/06/2021Fmp Masonry, Inc
At 4:45 p.m. on January 7, 2021, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a masonr y contractor, were doing masonry repairs/maintenance at a one-story commercial b uilding. Employee #1 was working from a scaffold and power washing the exterior . As he worked from the scaffold's saddle side attachment, he fell, a fall heig ht of 5 feet, and struck the concrete floor. The employee was transported to th e hospital for treatment of head, right arm, and right leg injuries. He died at the hospital a few days later. During the investigation, it was determined tha t neither the project foreman nor the employees had been trained in the hazards and proper installation of scaffolds.
Keywords: arm, blunt force trauma, ceiling, cleaning, concrete, construction, fall, fall protection, head, leg, repair, scaffold, struck against, untrained, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1508966.015 58 M Fatality Plasterers FallDist: 5
Cause: Exterior masonry

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