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Accident: 14321954 - Employee Killed When Impaled On Coil Rod After Fall

Accident: 14321954 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 08/15/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11604266408/17/19921629J.A. Jones Construction Company
Employee #1 was descending the top ladder on a two-level fixed scaffold. As he was descending the ladder (possibly going from the top ladder to the bottom ladder) it moved (it was not properly secured), causing Employee #1 to fall approximately 8 to 14 feet and to be impaled on a coil rod (same hazard as rebar). He died of his injuries.
Keywords: impaled, unsecured, work rules, ladder, construction, descending, fall, inattention, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116042664 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported

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