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Accident: 14485122 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14485122 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 10/15/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10066828410/16/19871711Grand-Jude Corporation
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on October 15, 1987, Employee #1 was installing plastic pipe 15 ft above a concrete floor. He was standing 8 ft 2 in. above the floor on a 19 in. wide mobile scaffold work platform. Eyewitnesses stated that they saw Employee #1 in midair just before his head struck against the floor, resulting in cerebral injuries. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, guardrail, installing, mobile scaffold, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100668284 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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