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Accident: 14346456 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffolding

Accident: 14346456 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 11/19/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10038073211/20/19851742Isco Incorporation
Employee #1 was dismantling scaffolding. He picked up an end of a scaffold plank, looked around behind him, then stepped backward into a 5 ft by 20 ft opening that a coworker had just created. He fell 23 ft to the ground and was killed.
Keywords: dismantling, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, walking backward, inattention, scaffolding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100380732 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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