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Accident: 170090229 - Employee Falls From Scaffold Missing Guardrail

Accident: 170090229 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 10/29/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10585063010/30/19901721K J And J Techniques Scott Johannes
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10585065510/30/19901542Bca Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10585064810/30/19901731Aurora Electric Incorporated
Two employees engaged in painting were allowed to use a motorized scissor scaffold with a partially missing guardrail. Employee #1 stepped backward through the unguarded opening, falling approximately 25 ft to the concrete floor and incurring severe head injuries. The missing rail assembly was present at the job site but was not utilized.
Keywords: head, guardrail, fall, scaffold, work rules, inadequate maint, construction, paint
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105850630 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance
2 105850655 Occupation Not Listed
3 105850648 Occupation Not Listed

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