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Accident: 200151306 - Three Employees Injured In Scaffold Collapse

Accident: 200151306 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 05/07/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31113413405/07/20081521B & B Contracting
On May 7, 2008, three employees were erecting a two-tier fabricated frame scaffold. Two extension ladders were placed on top of it to gain additional height to get to the soffit. The scaffold collapsed, resulting in the three employees being hospitalized for injuries they suffered in the collapse.
Keywords: extension ladder, collapse, carpenter, construction, soffit, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 3 35
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311134134 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:35
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold
2 311134134 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:35
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold
3 311134134 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:12
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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