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Accident: 14511034 - Cable Supported Scaffold Fell

Accident: 14511034 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 01/10/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
190273301/14/19851791Hydrostorage Inc
TWO MEN FELL (HEIGHT UNKNOWN) WHILE WORKING FROM CABLE SUPPORTED SCAFFOLDING INSIDE A WATER STORAGE TANK UNDER CONSTRUCTION. THE CABLES WERE ATTACHED TO STEEL LUGS WELDED TO TANK COMPONENTS. ONE LUG PULLED LOOSE ALLOWING SCAFFOLDING TO FALL. BOTH MEN FELL TO TANK BOTTOM.
Keywords: erection process, iron worker, construction, storage tank, steel erection, fall, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1902733 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
2 1902733 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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