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Accident: 14219182 - Employee Killed In Fall When Scaffold Breaks

Accident: 14219182 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 08/05/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10229919506/02/19891742Marek Brothers Systems Inc.
On August 5, 1987, Employee # 1 and two other carpenters were installing a sheetrock 13 ft above the ground. They were standing on the 2-ft by 4-ft- scaffold, constructed on the job. Employee #1 and other coworkers were standing in one spot at the end of the scaffold. The scaffold broke and Employee #1 fell, landing on the head. The other two coworkers also fell but they were not injured.
Keywords: head, carpenter, construction, fall, concussion, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102299195 Fatality Concussion Carpenters

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