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Accident: 14489355 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14489355 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 07/30/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1765055708/28/19871711S V N W Construction Corp.
Employee #1 was standing on a 7 ft high by 45 in. wide fully planked scaffold, installing insulation around ductwork. He fell from the scaffold and landed on his head. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital, where he later died of injuries sustained in the fall. The scaffold was not equipped with any railings. Police who responded to the accident said that there was alcohol on Employee #1's breath.
Keywords: head, guardrail, installing, alcohol, work rules, construction, intoxicated, fall, fall protection, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17650557 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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