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Accident: 14566541 - Three Employees Injured When Scaffold Tower Falls

Accident: 14566541 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 07/10/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1460456507/10/19851531Arena & Sons Contractors Inc
At approximately 6:45 a.m. on July 10, 1985, Employees #1 through #3 were applying and finishing stucco on the east exterior wall of apartment building F of the La Villa Estrella construction site in Phoenix, AZ. They were working from a 16 ft high tubular welded frame scaffold when the tower collapsed and all three workers fell. Employee #1 suffered a compound fracture of his left tibia and a compression fracture of his L-1 vertebra; Employee #2 suffered a hairline fracture of his upper right arm; and Employee #3 sustained multiple contusions and abrasions over his face and body.
Keywords: fracture, collapse, construction, fall, arm, face, vertebra, contusion, leg, tubular scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14604565 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
2 14604565 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
3 14604565 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; painters, paperhangers and plasterers

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