Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170725428 - Glazier Injured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 170725428 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 06/09/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11174731706/17/19921793Architectural Glass And Aluminum Co.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on June 9, 1992, Employee #1, a journeyman glazier with 30 years experience, was working from the third level of a metal scaffold in the courtyard of a two-story building under construction in Martinez, CA. He grabbed the midrail to get up, but it was loose on one end and the rail gave way. Employee #1 fell approximately 19 ft to the ground. He was taken to John Muir Hospital for treatment of fractured ribs, a shattered left knee, a dislocated right index finger, and facial lacerations.
Keywords: knee, fracture, guardrail, unsecured, work rules, construction, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111747317 Hospitalized injury Fracture Glaziers

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.