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Accident: 14296305 - Employee Suffers Multiple Injuries When Scaffold Collapses

Accident: 14296305 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 02/06/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
283155002/20/19861761Area Roofing & Siding Company
Employee #1 was installing vinyl siding from a pump jack scaffold. He was working at a height of 21 ft, using a 28 ft long by 20 in. wide aluminum walkboard, when one of the two scaffold poles broke. Employee #1 fell, breaking his right hip and wrist, and his left knee, shoulder, and arm. The distance between the poles was approximately 22 ft. Employee #1 weighed approximately 350 lb. No guardrails were installed on the scaffold.
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, shoulder, work rules, overloaded, construction, pump jack scaffold, scaffold collapse, hip, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2831550 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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