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Accident: 170175749 - Employee Injures Back In Fall From Unguarded Scaffold

Accident: 170175749 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 12/03/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11179682712/04/19911742Jack Horton Drywall Co.
Employee #1, of Jack Norton Drywall, was working approximately 9 ft above a concrete floor on a scaffold that had rolling wheels for easy moving and positioning. Employee #1 was standing on an end of the work platform that was missing a railing. When the scaffold was jerked away from the wall by some unknown agent, Employee #1 lost his balance and fell off, landing on the concrete. He was hospitalized with a back injury.
Keywords: platform, guardrail, construction, back, fall, fall protection, sprain, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111796827 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported

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