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Accident: 15835.015 - Employee Injures Back And Sprains Knee When Falling From Sca

Accident: 15835.015 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 04/05/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
329953.01504/06/2012B.Y.I.S. Manufacturing Llc
At 10:00 a.m. on April 5, 2012, Employee #1 was welding a boiler from a mobile s caffold approximately 7 feet above the ground. The Bil-Jax mobile scaffold was erected on an unstable surface. The mobile scaffold had been partially erected on the bed of a trailer using railroad ties and a wood block to stabilize and le vel the scaffold. Since the scaffold was not erected on a stable and secure surf ace, the scaffold collapsed and Employee #1 fell 7 feet injuring his back and sp raining one of his knees.
Keywords: back, boiler, fall, knee, scaffold, unstable surface, welding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 329953.015 32 M Non Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters

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