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Accident: 14485312 - One Employee Dies, Another Injured By Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14485312 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 10/18/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1774447511/30/19881731Irwin S. Davis Associates Electrical Contractors
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1774343612/01/19885141Flickinger
Employees #1 and #2 were installing electrical conduit overhead in a warehouse from a Baker scaffold approximately 14 ft above the concrete floor. Standard guardrails had not been installed on their work platform. A forklift backed into the scaffold, causing both employees to be catapulted from the scaffold to the floor. Employee #1 died from injuries sustained in the fall; Employee #2 was seriously injured.
Keywords: industrial truck, elevated work plat, ejected, guardrail, installing, struck against, construction, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17744475 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
2 17744475 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
3 17743436 Occupation Not Listed

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