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Accident: 14423958 - Construction Worker Killed When Scaffold Struck By A Truck

Accident: 14423958 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 11/03/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10189239611/04/19871611Pace Construction Company
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WORKING FROM A MOBILE "BUGGY" SUPPORTED SCAFFOLD. THE SCAFFOLD PLATFORM HUNG DIRECTLY BELOW A VIADUCT AND OVER A MAJOR THOROUGHFARE. THE LANES OF TRAFFIC BELOW HIM WERE OPEN TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC. THE SCAFFOLD WAS STRUCK BY A SEMI-TRUCK/TRAILER, CAUSING EMPLOYEE #1 TO FALL ONTO ANOTHER PASSING VEHICLE, THEN ONTO THE PAVEMENT. HE WAS KILLED.
Keywords: highway, mobile scaffold, work rules, construction, traffic control, fall, struck by, tractor trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101892396 Fatality Fracture Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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