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Accident: 200020667 - Employee Injured In Fall When Baker'S Scaffold Overturns

Accident: 200020667 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 01/02/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30002815601/02/19981742Andersen Interior Contracting, Inc.
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on January 2, 1998, Employee #1 was pulling himself along on a baker's scaffold when one of the wheels rolled into a hole in the floor and the scaffold tipped over. He fell to the concrete floor, sustaining injuries to his shoulder and side. Employee #1 was transported by ambulance to Morristown Memorial Hospital, where he was treated and released later that day. He returned to work on January 8, 1998.
Keywords: shoulder, mobile scaffold, floor hole, work rules, construction, fall, elevated work plat, work surface, overturn, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300028156 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:4
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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