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Accident: 14236517 - Construction Employee Injured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14236517 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 04/17/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10207061204/29/19871542Nielsen, Vasko & Earl, Inc.
SEVERAL CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYEES, WORKING FROM A 16 TO FOOT HIGH SCAFFOLD, WERE PLACING REBAR INTO A GROUTED WALL. WHEN THEY FINISHED, EMPLOYEE #1 TRIED TO TOSS A PAIR OF BOLT CUTTERS TO THE GROUND, BUT PART OF THE CUTTER GOT CAUGHT IN HIS PANTS. HE LOST HIS BALANCE AND FELL TO THE GROUND, SUSTAINING INJURIES FOR WHICH HE WAS HOSPITALIZED. THERE WAS NO GUARDRAIL OR OTHER MEANS OF FALL PROTECTION BEING USED.
Keywords: guardrail, fall, fall protection, lost balance, unguarded, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102070612 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Brickmasons and stonemasons

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