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Accident: 14403471 - Employee Dies In Fall From Scaffold When Bumped By Car

Accident: 14403471 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 01/10/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10233536101/15/19921721Randy Kier Dba Image Installations
At approximately 3:06 p.m. on January 10, 1992, Employees #1 and a coworker were applying decals to the canopy of a gas pump island from a 14 ft high scaffold. No standard guardrailing or diagonal bracing was provided. The casters on the manually propelled mobile scaffold were not locked. A vehicle backing out of a parking space bumped the scaffold, which started rolling. Employee #1 fell to the concrete parking lot, struck his head and died. The coworker held on to the canopy and was uninjured.
Keywords: head, guardrail, mobile scaffold, work rules, construction, fall, struck by, bracing, motor vehicle, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102335361 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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