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Accident: 14562193 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14562193 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 03/23/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10153943503/28/19901742Chet Mitrani Plastering & Stucco, Inc.
Employee #1 had been wall plastering while standing on three planks without railings at the 24 ft level of a tubular welded scaffold. When he had finished he descended to the 18 ft level, without use of a ladder, to continue plastering. At that level there were two planks and no railings. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell 18 ft to the concrete floor. He died two hours later at the hospital of head injuries.
Keywords: head, guardrail, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance, unguarded, scaffold, tubular scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101539435 Fatality Concussion Plasterers

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