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Accident: 14375166 - Two Employees Killed In Scaffold Collapse

Accident: 14375166 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 11/15/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10352891511/15/19881721Martin Painting And Coating Company
Employees #1 and #2 were working from a two-point suspension and outrigger scaffold, which was not erected properly. The scaffold collapsed, and because neither employee was wearing his safety belt or had rope grabs attached to the lifelines, they fell approximately 45 ft to the ground. Employees #1 and #2 were killed.
Keywords: lifeline, work rules, safety belt, construction, scaffold collapse, two pt susp scaffold, fall, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103528915 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
2 103528915 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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