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Accident: 14456768 - Employee Breaks Ankle In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14456768 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 07/09/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1518905307/10/19841741Harv & Higam Masonry Inc
Employee #1 was helping to remove the crossbraces at the 14 ft level of a Morgan masonry scaffold so the scaffold platform could be raised. As he was removing a crossbrace section, the scaffold leaned sideways. Employee #1 jumped clear of the falling scaffold and broke his ankle when he struck the ground.
Keywords: fracture, dismantling, work rules, construction, brace, fall, ankle, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15189053 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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