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Accident: 170191738 - Employee Injured In Fall When Scaffold Falls Way

Accident: 170191738 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 05/28/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11204257706/04/19911799R C Wendt Painting Co
Employee #1 was painting window trim from a portable ladder that was on a metal scaffold platform approximately 24 ft above the ground. The scaffold was not tied or otherwise unsecured and it fell away from the building. Employee #1 was injured when he fell approximately 26 ft to the ground.
Keywords: unsecured, work rules, ladder, construction, guy, fall, elevated work plat, painter, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112042577 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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