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Accident: 14447015 - Employee Dies In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14447015 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 11/09/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10781826211/10/19881741Amendola Construction
At approximately 3:15 p.m. on November 9, 1988, Employee #1 was attempting to remove an outrigger bracket and attached well wheel from the outside of a scaffold end frame while standing on an unguarded scaffold platform 39 ft above the ground. While detaching the apparatus, Employee #1 lost his balance and fell to the ground, landing on the front of his body. He was apparently killed upon impact.
Keywords: dismantling, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance, work platform, unguarded, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107818262 Fatality Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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