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Accident: 171031016 - Employee Injured In Fall From Scaffold, Later Dies

Accident: 171031016 -- Report ID: 0257820 -- Event Date: 11/22/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11578441512/30/19961522Balbo Construction Corp.
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on November 22, 1996, Employee #1 was standing on a wood pole scaffold, plastering a wall. He fell between 7 and 8 ft to the ground, and fractured his back. Employee #1 suffered paralysis, was hospitalized, and died on December 16, 1996.
Keywords: fracture, paralysis, work rules, construction, back, fall, fall protection, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115784415 Fatality Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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