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Accident: 170697171 - Employee Injured In Fall From Metal Scaffold

Accident: 170697171 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 12/19/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11197000012/20/19911742Built Well Construction
At approximately 3:59 p.m. on December 19, 1991, Employee #1, said to be a foreman, was doing a lathing job on a nursing home under construction. He was working from a 6 ft collapsible metal scaffold with a 3 ft extension and no guardrails on the open sides. Employee #1 fell 9 ft. He was transported by ambulance to Rideout Hospital in Marysville, where he was treated for a lumbar strain, then released.
Keywords: guardrail, work rules, construction, back, fall, sprain, unguarded, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111970000 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Supervisors; painters, paperhangers and plasterers

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