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Accident: 14541841 - Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14541841 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 04/02/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
162676104/03/19841791Heaton Erecting Inc
ON APRIL 2, 1984, AT ABOUT 3:25 P.M. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS PREPARING TO DISMOUNT A MANUALLY PROPELLED MOBILE SCAFFOLD. THE SCAFFOLD WAS STANDING ADJACENT TO THE FOURTH FLOOR PERIMETER OF A BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION. THE EMPLOYEE LOST HIS BALANCE AND FELL ABOUT 44 FEET TO THE GROUND BELOW. HE HAD JUST FINISHED WELDING BRACES TO PRESTRESSED CONCRETE PANELS AT THE CEILING LEVEL OF THE PERIMETER. THE SCAFFOLD DID NOT HAVE ANY GUARDRAILS AND THE PLATFORM WAS NOT TIGHTLY PLANKED TO THE FULL WIDTH OF THE SCAFFOLD. HE DIED OF INJURIES TO THE HEAD, NECK, CHEST, LEFT LEG AND INTERNAL INJURIES AT THE HOSPITAL.
Keywords: guardrail, mobile scaffold, construction, fall, fall protection, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1626761 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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