Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14470918 - Employee Fell From Unsecured Ladder Atop A Scaffold

Accident: 14470918 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 01/30/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10325888502/06/19871522Wahlburg Construction Company
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS INSTALLING DRYWALL. TO GAIN ADDED HEIGHT HE PLACED A 6 FOOT LADDER ATOP A 6 FOOT HIGH BAKER SCAFFOLD. THE SCAFFOLD HAD A MINIMUN HORIZONTAL DIMENSION OF 28 INCHES, WAS NOT EQUIPPED WITH GUARDRAILS, AND ONLY 2 OF THE 4 WHEELS WERE LOCKED. THE SCAFFOLD SHIFTED AND TIPPED, OVERTURNING THE LADDER. EMPLOYEE #1 FELL TO THE CONCRETE FLOOR AND WAS KILLED.
Keywords: guardrail, unsecured, ladder, construction, fall, scaffold, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103258885 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close