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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14379937 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffolding

Accident: 14379937 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 11/13/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10169124411/13/19861791D.C. Walters Enterprises, Inc.
Employee #1 was welding at the 45 foot level of a storage tank that was being erected. When he turned to get out of the way of a steel beam that was being set in place by a crane, he lost his balance. Employee #1 fell between a rope that was being used as a toprail and the scaffold planks. He was killed. The scaffolding was not equipped with a midrail or toeboards.
Keywords: guardrail, work rules, construction, welding, fall, fall protection, midrail, lost balance, scaffolding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101691244 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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