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Accident: 14382717 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14382717 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 08/06/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10013930208/13/19861731Robert Troyer Dba Pioneer Plumbing & Electric
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on August 6, 1986, Employee #1, who worked for an outside contractor, was doing maintenance and repair work for an automobile dealership. He was using two 6 foot sections of a mobile scaffold to change the fluorescent lights in the ceiling of the dealership's service department. Employee #1 fell approximately 8 feet from the scaffold, landing on an automobile that was on a Horst light lift, and then fell approximately 6 feet to the concrete floor. He died of massive head injuries. The scaffold had no guardrails.
Keywords: head, maintenance, guardrail, work rules, struck against, construction, fall, fall protection, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100139302 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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