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Accident: 14297501 - Employee Fell From Unsecured Mobile Scaffold

Accident: 14297501 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 11/19/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
280493811/19/19861742Spacecon, Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ASSIGNED TO PUT PINE TAPE BETWEEN A DRY WALL AND A STEEL BEAM. HE WAS LEANING AGAINST THE DRY WALL, ATOP THE MOBILE SCAFFOLD, WHEN THE REAR TWO CASTERS (WITH DEFECTIVE LOCKS) ON THE SCAFFOLD MOVED. HE LOST HIS BALANCE AND FELL 6 FEET, 11 INCHES TO THE CONCRETE FLOOR. HE WAS HOSPITALIZED WITH INJURIES.
Keywords: caster, mobile scaffold, unsecured, construction, fall, lost balance, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2804938 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenter apprentices

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