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Accident: 14512669 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14512669 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 07/25/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10141720207/26/19881741S & H Masonry, Inc.
On July 25, 1988, Employee #1, who was on his first day on the job, was on a welded tubular scaffold with a coworker. They were lifting equipment onto the scaffold. When they had finished, Employee #1 walked down the scaffold and stepped on several unsupported boards. He fell 18 to 20 ft to the ground and was transported to the hospital, where he died the next day. No guardrails had been installed on the scaffold and no fall devices were used to prevent him from falling.
Keywords: guardrail, unsecured, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, tubular scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101417202 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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