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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170239818 - Employee Fractures Skull In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 170239818 -- Report ID: 1055310 -- Event Date: 03/30/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11156599004/02/19901541Westar Diversified Investments
While spray painting a ceiling from a 7 ft rolling scaffold, Employee #1 backed up and fell off a scaffold's edge, landing on his head on the concrete floor. Employee #1 sustained a fracture and a severe concussion. The working surface was 54 in. wide and the scaffold did not have guardrails, which are legal according to Wac 296-155-48523(2)(m).
Keywords: fracture, head, guardrail, work rules, construction, skull, fall, concussion, unguarded, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111565990 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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