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Accident: 14464796 - Fall From Metal Bracket Form Scaffold.

Accident: 14464796 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 11/12/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1474492411/13/19841794Edward Gray Corporation
EMPLOYEE #1 STARTED INSTALLING 80 LB FORM PANELS ON THE WEST WALL OF A 60' X 40' X 31' DEEP, WET WELL SCALE PIT. HE WAS WORKING FROM A 160' LONG BY 24" WIDE BY 17' HIGH, METAL FORM BRACKET SCAFFOLD. WHEN WORK STARTED AFTER THE 10 AM COFFEE BREAK, EMPLOYEE NUMBER 1 STATED THAT HE WAS DIZZY. HE WAS TOLD TO KNEEL DOWN ON THE SCAFFOLD. WHEN HE DID, HE PASSED OUT AND FELL BETWEEN THE MIDRAIL & WORK PLATFORM PLANKS, 17' TO THE BOTTOM OF THE PIT. AT THIS TIME ALL TESTS POINT TO A HIP FRACTURE.
Keywords: fracture, unconsciousness, dizziness, fall, hip, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14744924 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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