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Accident: 170622070 - Employee Injured In Fall As Rolling Scaffold Overturns

Accident: 170622070 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 04/26/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11977318205/17/19941542Gold Country Mgmt. Inc., Dba Blockbuster Video
Employee #1 was removing wire that had been used for a dropped ceiling. The wire was attached to trusses. He had put an 18 in. high metal bench on top of a rolling scaffold that measured 2 ft wide by 6 ft long by 54 in. high. Employee #1 was moving himself along by pulling on the trusses while he stood on the bench on top of the scaffold. Employee #1 pulled the scaffold over, hit his back when it fell, and fractured his vertebra. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, mobile scaffold, work rules, construction, back, fall, vertebra, overturn, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119773182 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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