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Accident: 14271894 - Employees Struck By Dropped Scaffold Planks

Accident: 14271894 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 10/24/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10335021110/24/19891742Genovese & Didonno, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10100700310/24/19891751R.K. Construction
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10335013810/24/19891542Fusco Corporation
Employee #1 and Employee #2, both carpenters, were leaving the building at the end of their shift when they were struck by a load of scaffold planks being lowered from the 31st floor. The scaffold planks slipped from the sling used to lower them. Employee #1 was killed, and Employee #2 was seriously injured when hit by the planks.
Keywords: amputated, plank, concussion, scaffolding, struck by, crane, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103350211 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
2 101007003 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported
3 103350138 Occupation Not Listed

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