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Accident: 14456560 - Employee Injured In Fall While Removing Wall Forms

Accident: 14456560 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 10/07/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1518385810/10/19841542Cottonwood Concrete Inc
Employee #1 was stripping poured wall forms. To dismantle the vertical staff backs, he began to remove the attaching brackets, starting at the bottom. When only two backs remained, Employee #1 positioned himself by hooking his safety lanyard between them. As he removed the lower bracket, the 2 by 4 to which he was attached swung out, dropping him 14 ft 3 in. onto a metal deck.
Keywords: concrete form work, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15183858 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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