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Accident: 14241814 - Employee Falls From Elevated Scaffold And Dies Days Later

Accident: 14241814 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 02/26/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10905747103/03/19931742Sims Construction Co.
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on February 26, 1993, Employee #1 was hanging ceiling tiles while standing on a 6 ft high mobile scaffold with no guardrails. While using a laser to line up wires for the ceiling grid, Employee #1 stepped off the end of the scaffold and fell backward. Employee #1 died several days later from complications resulting from the fall.
Keywords: guardrail, installing, mobile scaffold, ceiling, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109057471 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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