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Accident: 14321277 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14321277 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 05/11/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
83547006/22/19871799Safeway Steel Scaffold Company
Employee #1 was approximately 24 ft above the ground erecting a welded-frame scaffold that was 4 bucks high. He had secured the scaffold to the wall at the jack points using a fastening tool. As he was walking on a plank, Employee #1 fell head first onto the next lower level of cross braces, landing on his back and head. He was killed.
Keywords: work rules, walking on plank, construction, fall, fall protection, set up, tie-off, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 835470 Fatality Other Carpenters

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